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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Anthony Hayden Knap

Texas A&M University

Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

833 Graham Road
College Station , TX  77845  

tknap@tamu.edu

Project List:

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

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact, Outreach Team

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

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 2

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.

2016

Quigg, A., Passow, U., Chin, W. - C., Xu, C., Doyle, S., Bretherton, L., et al. (2016). The role of microbial exopolymers in determining the fate of oil and chemical dispersants in the ocean: Interactions of microbial exopolymers in oil and chemical dispersants. Limnol. Oceanogr., 1(1), 3–26.

Conference Presentations - 15

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.
Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., Morales-McDevitt, M., Ramirez-Miss, N., Passow, U., et al. (2016). Analysis of Hydrocarbons in WAF and CEWAF by Fluorescence. Results of an intercalibration exercise. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Morales-McDevitt, M., Wade, T. L., Knap, A. H., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., et al. (2016). Water Accommodated Fraction (WAF) and Chemically Enhanced Water Accommodated Fraction (CEWAF) production using BP surrogate oil and Corexit 9500 for dosing of ADDOMEx Mesocosms. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Morales-McDevitt, M. E., Wade, T. L., Knap, A., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., et al. (2016). Degradation of WAF, CEWAF, and DCEWAF in biologically enriched mesocosms. In 2016 Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting. Port Arsansas, TX : 04/13/16-04/14/16.
Wade, T. L., Knap, A., Morales-McDevitt, M., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S. T., et al. (2016). 2016 Identifying oil/marine snow associations Preparation of water accommodated fraction (WAF) and chemical enhanced water accommodated fraction (CWAF) for dosing of ADDOMEx mesocosms experiments. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.
Xu, C., Zhang, S., Beaver, M., Lin, P., Sun, L., Schwehr, K. A., et al. (2016). Effects of Water-Accommodated Fraction (WAF) of Macondo Oil and Corexit on Formation of Marine Snow and Their Fate in Mesocosm Experiments. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.