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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Morgan Beaver

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Marine Sciences Department

P.O. Box 1675
Galveston , TX  77553  

morgie.beaver@yahoo.com

Project List:

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

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Research Staff, Undergraduate Student

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 7

2017

Kamalanathan, M., Xu, C., Sweet, J., Beaver, M., Zhang, S., Whitaker, E., et al. (2017). Microbial activity in Chemically Enhanced Water Accommodated Fraction of Surrogate Oil from BP Oil Spill. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17.
Schwehr, K. A., Xu, C., Zhang, S., Agueda, O., Beaver, M., Jackson, C., et al. (2017). Surface Tension and Chemical Composition of Exopolymeric Substances, EPS: Insights into Mechanisms of Aggregate Formation and Carbon Removal. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Xu, C., Zhang, S., Beaver, M., Lin, P., Sun, L., Schwehr, K. A., et al. (2017). Microbially-mediated exopolymeric substances production, composition and regulation of Macondo oil transport in two contrasting environments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2016

Agueda, O., Beaver, M., Xu, C., Zhang, S., Lin, P., Schwehr, K. A., et al. (2016). Relationships between surface tension and chemical composition of exopolymeric substances (EPS) in the presence of water accommodated fraction (WAF) and Corexit in two contrasting environments: open ocean versus coastal ocean. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.
Beaver, M., Xu, C., Zhang, S., Lin, P., Schwehr, K. A., Wade, T. L., et al. (2016). Production and composition of exopolymeric substances (EPS) in the presence of water accommodated fraction (WAF) oil and Corexit in two contrasting environments: open ocean versus coastal ocean. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.
Beaver, M., Xu, C., Zhang, S., Lin, P., Schwehr, K. A., Wade, T. L., et al. (2016). Production and Composition of Exopolymeric Substances (EPS) in the presence of Water Accomodated Fraction (WAF) Oil and Corexit in two contrasting Environments: Open Ocean versus Coastal Ocean. In 2016 Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium. Houston, TX : 10/22/16.
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.