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Gopal Bera

Texas A&M University

Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

833 Graham Road
College Station , TX  77845  

gopal.bera@tamu.edu

Project List:

Deep-sea Risk Assessment and species sensitivity to WAF, CEWAF and Dispersant

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Post-Doc, Data Team

Aggregation and Degradation of Dispersants and Oil by Microbial Exopolymers (ADDOMEx)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Post-Doc

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

In Press/Early Release

Knap, A., Turner, N. R., Bera, G., Abigail Renegar, D., Frank, T., Sericano, J., et al. (In-Press). Short-Term Toxicity Of 1-Methylnaphthalene To Americamysis Bahia And Five Deep-Sea Crustaceans. Environ Toxicol Chem, , n/a-n/a.

Conference Presentations - 10

2017

Bera, G., Knap, A., Sweet, S., Gold, G., Wade, T., & Sericano, J. (2017). Comparing Water Accommodated Fraction (WAF) making procedures and their chemical composition. In International Oil Spill Conference 2017. Long Beach, CA : 05/15/17-05/18/17: Poster.
Bera, G., Renegar, A., Turner, N., Frank, T., Sweet, S., Gold, G., et al. (2017). Temperature and salinity effects on partitioning co-efficient (KPDMS-water) of selected hydrophobic organic carbons (HOCs): their use for passive dosing. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Gold-Bouchot, G., Nolen, R., Shi, D., Bera, G., Morales-McDevitt, M., Wade, T. L., et al. (2017). Chlorophyll a Levels in Dichloromethane Extracts from Mesocosm Exposed to WAF, DCEWAF and CEWAF. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Morales-McDevitt, M. E., Knap, A., Wade, T. L., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Bera, G., et al. (2017). Formation of Microbial Exopolymers in Mesocosm Experiments using Coastal and Open Ocean Waters Dosed with BP Surrogate Oil and Corexit 9500A. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Shi, D., Wade, T. L., Gold-Bouchot, G., Sweet, S. T., Morales-McDevitt, M., Bera, G., et al. (2017). Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) Distributions of WAF, DCEWAF and CEWAF Treatments in Mesocosm Experiments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Wade, T. L., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S. T., Morales-McDevitt, M., Bera, G., et al. (2017). Making Oil and Water Mix for ADDOMEx Mesocosms Marine Oil Snow Impact Experiments: a tale of WAF and CEWAF. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.

2016

Bera, G., Knap, A., Sericano, J., Wade, T. L., Sweet, S. T., Gold-Bouchot, G., et al. (2016). Stability and chemical composition of water accommodated fraction (WAF) made through three different procedures and their implication in formation of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) during oil spill. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.
Bera, G., Knap, A., Sweet, S., Gold, G., Wade, T., Sericano, J., et al. (2016). Formation of Marine Snow in Presence of Dissolved Hydrocarbons from Oil Spill. In 2016 Texas A&M University Postdoctoral Research Symposium. College Station, TX : 09/21/16.
Bera, G., Knap, A., Sweet, S., Gold, G., Wade, T., Sericano, J., et al. (2016). Stability and chemical composition of water accommodated fraction (WAF) made through three different procedures and their implication in formation of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) during oil spill. In 2016 ACS Southwest Regional Meeting. Galveston, TX : 11/11/16-11/13/16.
Bera, G., Knap, A. H., Wade, T. L., Gold-Bouchot, G., Sericano, J. L., & Quigg, A. (2016). Formation of Marine Snow in Presence of Dissolved Hydrocarbons from Oil Spills. In 2016 Texas A&M University Postdoctoral Research Symposium. College Station, TX : 09/21/16: Poster.