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Robert Condon

Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)

University Programs

101 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL  36528  

rcondon@disl.org

Project List:

Recovery: Plankton

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science ConsortiumRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact, Task Co-Lead

Does the 'Priming Effect' Caused by the DWH Oil-spill Result in Increased Microbial and Zooplankton Consumption of Labile and Refractory Dissolved Organic Carbon? Phase II

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Principal Investigator

Impacts of the Deep Horizon Oil Spill on Ecosystem Structure and Function in Alabama's Marine Waters

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead, Task Data Contact

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 4

2013

Powers, S. P., Hernandez, F. J., Condon, R. H., Drymon, J. M., Free, C. M., & Moustafa, A. (2013). Novel Pathways for Injury from Offshore Oil Spills: Direct, Sublethal and Indirect Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Pelagic Sargassum Communities. PLoS ONE, 8(9), e74802.

2012

Ortmann, A. C., Anders, J., Shelton, N., Gong, L., Moss, A. G., Condon, R. H., et al. (2012). Dispersed Oil Disrupts Microbial Pathways in Pelagic Food Webs. PLoS ONE, 7(7), e42548.
Peterson, C. H., Anderson, S. S., Cherr, G. N., Ambrose, R. F., Anghera, S., Bay, S., et al. (2012). A Tale of Two Spills: Novel Science and Policy Implications of an Emerging New Oil Spill Model. BioScience, 62(5), 461–469.

2010

Graham, W. M., Condon, R. H., Carmichael, R. H., D'Ambra, I., Patterson, H. K., Linn, L. J., et al. (2010). Oil carbon entered the coastal planktonic food web during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Environ. Res. Lett., 5(4), 045301.

Conference Presentations - 6

2012

Ortmann, A. C., Metzger, R. C., Anders, J., Shelton, N., Condon, R., & Graham, W. M. (2012). Dispersants and Dispersed Oil Disrupt the Microbial Food Web in Coastal Alabama Waters. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.

2011

Condon, R. H., Graham, W. M., Brandes, J., Ortmann, A. C., Linn, L. J., Shelton, N. L., et al. (2011). Hydrocarbons as subsidy energy for food we production in coastal Gulf of Mexico waters. In AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT, February 19-24, 2011.
Ortmann, A. C., Metzger, R. C., Anders, J., & Condon, R. (2011). Characterizing the coastal microbial community response to oil and dispersant exposure. In American Society for Microbiology Meeting. Gainesville, FL, October 20-22, 2011.
Shelton, N. L., Condon, R. H., Graham, W. M., & Linn, L. J. (2011). Source-sink dynamics of oil-derived chromophoric dissolved organic matter in coastal Gulf of Mexico waters. In AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011: Poster.

2010

Graham, W. M., Condon, R. H., Carmichael, R. H., D'Ambra, I., Patterson, H., Linn, L., et al. (2010). Entry of oil (carbon) into the coastal planktonic food web during the Deepwater Horizon spill. In AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA December 13-17, 2010.
Graham, W. M., Condon, R. H., Carmichael, R. H., D'Ambra, I., Patterson, H. K., & Brandes, J. (2010). Oil carbon entered the coastal microbial & planktonic food web during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER) Meeting. InteCrete, Greece : 10/10/10-10/14/10: Poster.