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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Linda M. Bui

Louisiana State University

Department of Environmental Sciences

School of the Coast and Environment
1271 Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

Lindabui@lsu.edu

Project List:

Coastal Waters Consortium II (CWC II)

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

Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead, Data Team

Analysis of Samples Collected to Measure Effects of Stressors on Coastal Wetlands

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Long-term Site Selection and Analysis of Biota to Determine the Effect of Oil, Dispersant, and Remediation-related Human Activities on Marsh Plants and Associated Insects and Mollusks

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Effects of Oil, Dispersant, and Remediation-related Human Activities on Marsh Plants and Associated Insects and Mollusks

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 6

2017

Adams, B. J., Chen, X., & Hooper-Bùi, L. M. (2017). A Comparison of Two Insect Collection Techniques in Oiled and Non-Oiled Salt Marshes in Louisiana. Florida Entomologist, 100(2), 366–371.

2015

Chen, X., Adams, B., Bergeron, C., Sabo, A., & Hooper-Bui, L. (2015). Ant community structure and response to disturbances on coastal dunes of Gulf of Mexico. J Insect Conserv, 19(1), 1–13.

2014

Hooper-Bui, L. M., Rabalais, N. N., Engel, A. S., Turner, R. E., McClenachan, G., Roberts, B., et al. (2014). Overview of Research into the Coastal Effects of the Macondo Blowout from the Coastal Waters Consortium: A GoMRI Consortium. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings, 2014(1), 604–617.
Pennings, S., McCall, B., & Hooper-Bui, L. (2014). Effects of oil spills on terrestrial arthropods in coastal wetlands. BioScience, 64(9), 789–795.
Turner, R. E., Overton, E. B., Meyer, B. M., Miles, M. S., & Hooper-Bui, L. (2014). Changes in the concentration and relative abundance of alkanes and PAHs from the Deepwater Horizon oiling of coastal marshes. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 86(1-2), 291–297.
Turner, R. E., Overton, E. B., Meyer, B. M., Miles, M. S., McClenachan, G., Hooper-Bui, L., et al. (2014). Distribution and recovery trajectory of Macondo (Mississippi Canyon 252) oil in Louisiana coastal wetlands. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 87(1-2), 57–67.

Conference Presentations - 35

2017

Bam, W., Hooper-Bui, L. M., Strecker, R. M., Adhikari, P. L., & Overton, E. B. (2017). Coupled Effects of Oil Spill and Hurricanes on Saltmarsh Terrestrial Arthropods. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Hooper-Bui, L., Martin, C. W., Strecker, R., & Hesson, B. (2017). Ecosystem Services of the Food Web along a Salinity Gradient in Louisiana Marshes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.

2016

Hooper-Bui, L. (2016). Macondo Oil Effects on Terrestrial Arthropods in Louisiana Marshed. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Hooper-Bui, L., & Overton, E. (2016). Tracking Macondo Oil in the Marsh: Sampling directly via sediment and indirectly via ants. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.
Hooper-Bui, L. M., Martin, C., Strecker, R., & Hesson, B. (2016). Effect of Salinity on Food Webs in Breton Sound and Barataria Bay, Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Restore America's Estuaries – The Coastal Society Summit 2016. New Orleans, LA : 12/10/16-12/15/16: Poster.
Hooper-Bui, L. M., Strecker, R. M., & Chen, X. (2016). Ants in the saltmarsh: What they tell us about natural and technological disasters. In 2016 XXV International Congress of Entomology. Orlando, FL : 09/25/16-09/30/16.
Overton, E., Hooper-Bui, L., & Lopez-Duarte, P. (2016). Marshes in coastal Louisiana: five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.

2015

Bam, W., Hooper-Bui, L. M., & Strecker, R. (2015). Impacts of oil pollution of the terrestrial arthropods in Louisiana saltmarshes: 2013 & 2014 results. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Hooper-Bui, L. M., Strecker, R. M., Chen, X., Thompson, E., Sabo, A., & Soderstrum, G. (2015). Using Acrobat Ants to Determine the Effect of Macondo Oil on Saltmarsh Terrestrial Arthropod Food Webs. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Overton, E. B., Miles, M. S., Meyer, B. M., Hooper-Bui, L., Olson, G., & Turner, G. (2015). Oil source fingerprinting in heavily weathered residues and coastal marsh samples. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Overton, E. B., Miles, M. S., Meyer, B. M., Hooper-Bui, L., Olson, G. M., & Turner, R. E. (2015). The weathering and distribution of petroleum hydrocarbons along coastal Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Rabalais, N., Able, K., Bernhard, A., Besonen, M., Engel, A., Fodrie, F., et al. (2015). CWC-II Principal Investigators and Research Plan, CWC-II poster. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Rabalais, N. N., Able, K. W., Bernhard, A. E., Brown, K. M., Crandall, K. A., Engel, A. S., et al. (2015). CWC-I Plenary Presentation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.

2014

Chen, X., Hesson, B., Strecker, R., Hooper-Bui, L., & Sabo, A. (2014). E. Robinson1,2, N. Rabalais2. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Hooper-Bui, L. (2014). Putting the Canary Back in the Coal Mine: Crickets and Ants in the Saltmashes Post-Macondo Blowout. In 2014 State of the Coast Conference. New Orleans, LA - 03/18/14-03/20/14.
Hooper-Bui, L., Hesson, B., Chen, X., Sabo, A., & Strecker, R. (2014). Effect of Macondo Oil on Saltmarsh Terrestrial Arthropod Food Webs. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Hooper-Bui, L., Sabo, A., Byers, T., Hesson, B., Soderstrum, G., Crupi, T., et al. (2014). Effect of Macondo Oil on Fiddler Crab Burrows in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Hooper-Bui, L., Soderstrum, G., Hesson, B., Chen, X., & Strecker, R. (2014). Effect of Hurricane Isaac and Macondo Oil on Saltmarsh Terrestrial Arthropods. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Olin, J. A., Bergeon Burns, C. M., Bam, W., Hooper-Bui, L., Stouffer, P. C., & Taylor, S. S. (2014). Stable isotopes reveal intra-specific differences in the food webs utilized by Seaside Sparrows (Ammodramus maritimus). In Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Science Meeting. Portland, OR : 05/18/14-05/23/14.

2013

Chen, X., Adams, B., Bergeron, C., Sabo, A., & Hooper-Bui, L. (2013). Ant diversity and community structure on coastal dunes. In 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. San Diego, CA, November 3 - 7, 2013.
Chen, X., Hesson, B., Strecker, R. M., & Hooper-Bui, L. M. (2013). Effect of multi-stressors on any community in coastal dunes of Gulf of Mexico. In 2013 Entomological Society of Amercia. Austin, TX, November 9 - 14, 2013.
Engel, A. S., Liu, C., Anderson, L. A., Hooper-Bui, L., & Turner, R. E. (2013). Multiple stressors impact marsh sediment bacterial diversity after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Hesson, B., Chen, X., Strecker, R., Turner, R. E., & Hooper-Bui, L. (2013). Effect of TS Lee and Hurricane Isaac on saltmarsh terrestrial arthropods. In 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. San Diego, CA, November 3 - 7, 2013.
Hesson, B., Soderstrum, G., Hooper-Bui, L. M., Osisioma, O., Strecker, R., Chen, X., et al. (2013). Silent Spring Revisited: Insects and Spiders in Louisiana's Saltwater Marshes after the Macondo Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Hooper-Bui, L., Strecker, R., Hesson, B., Soderstrum, G., Accardo, M., Aguillard, D., et al. (2013). Putting the Canary Back in the Coal Mine: Crickets and Ants in the Saltmarshes Post-Macondo Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Turner, R. E., Overton, E. B., Ashton, B. M., Miles, M. S., McClenachan, G., Hooper-Bui, L., et al. (2013). Distribution and Recovery Trajectory of Macondo (Mississippi Canyon 252) Oil in Louisiana Salt Marshes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.

2012

Adams, B., Chen, X., & Hooper-Bui, L. M. (2012). Oil pollution mediated mortality and behavior modification in coastal insects. In Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN, November 11, 2012.
Chen, X., Adams, B., Bergeron, C., & Hooper-Bui, L. M. (2012). Ant diversity and community structure on coastal dunes of the northern Gulf of Mexico. In Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN, November 11, 2012.
Crupi, T., Hooper-Bui, L. M., Hesson, B., Accardo, M., Soderstrum, G., Strecker, R., et al. (2012). Acrobat ant antics: The secret life of ants in Louisiana's salt marshes. In Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN, November 11, 2012.
Hesson, B., Hooper-Bui, L. M., Soderstrum, G., Accardo, M., Strecker, R., & Chen, X. (2012). Hula hoops, high wire acts and acrobats: Ant density and distribution in saltwater marshes. In Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN, Knoxville, TN, November 11, 2012.
Hooper-Bui, L. M., Strecker, R., Hesson, B., Soderstrum, G., Accardo, M., Aguillard, D., et al. (2012). Silent spring revisited: Insects and spiders in Louisiana's saltwater marshes after the Macondo blowout. In Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Little Rock, AR, March 9, 2012.
Hooper-Bui, L. M., Strecker, R. M., Adams, B. J., Chen, X., Overton, E., & Turner, R. E. (2012). Silent Spring Revisited: Insects and Spiders in Louisiana's Saltwater Marshes after the Macondo Blowout. In INTECOL International Wetlands Conference. Orlando, FL, June 3-9, 2012: Poster.
Hooper-Bui, L. M., Strecker, R. M., Osisioma, O., Chen, X., & Adams, B. (2012). Impact of BP's Macondo oil disaster on salt marsh insect diversity and abundance in the northern Gulf of Mexico. In Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Little Rock, AR, March 4-7, 2012.
Rabalais, N., Turner, R. E., & Hooper-Bui, L. M. (2012). The Effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on Coastal Ecosystems. In NOAA Coastal Response Research Center: Oil Spill Research – A Forum. Baton Rouge, LA, January 17, 2012.
Soderstrum, G., Hooper-Bui, L. M., Osisioma, O., Strecker, R. M., Chen, X., Adams, B., et al. (2012). Silent spring revisited: Insects and spiders in Louisiana's saltwater marshes after the Macondo blowout. In Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN, November 11, 2012.