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Theme 1Theme 1: Physical distribution, dispersion, and dilution of petroleum (oil and gas), its constituents, and associated contaminants (e.g., dispersants) under the action of physical oceanographic processes, air sea interactions, and tropical storms.
Theme 2Theme 2: Chemical evolution and biological degradation of the petroleum/dispersant systems and subsequent interaction with coastal, open-ocean, and deep-water ecosystems.
Theme 3Theme 3: Environmental effects of the petroleum/dispersant system on the sea floor, water column, coastal waters, beach sediments, wetlands, marshes, and organisms; and the science of ecosystem recovery.
Theme 4Theme 4: Technology developments for improved response, mitigation, detection, characterization, and remediation associated with oil spills and gas releases.
Theme 5Theme 5: Impact of oil spills on public health.
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Number of Projects: 236
A Combined Analytical and Synthetic Approach Based on Line Narrowing Spectroscopy for Specific Isomer Determination of Petroleum Oil SpillsPrincipal InvestigatorAndres D. Campiglia -- University of Central Florida, Department of ChemistryA study of horse fly (Tabanidae) populations and their food web dynamics as indicators of the effects of environmental stress on coastal marsh health.Principal InvestigatorLane Foil -- Louisiana State University Ag Center, Department of EntomologyA systems approach to improve predictions of biodegradation and ecosystem recovery in coastal marine sediments impacted by oil spillPrincipal InvestigatorMarkus Huettel -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceAvoiding Surprises: understanding the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the decision making behaviors of fishers and how this affects the assessment and management of commercially important fish species in the Gulf of Mexico using an agent-basePrincipal InvestigatorSteven Saul -- Arizona State University, Polytechnic CampusChemical evolution and plant-microbe degradation of petroleum in saline marsh plants and soilsPrincipal InvestigatorSunshine Van Bael -- Tulane University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyDeep-sea Risk Assessment and species sensitivity to WAF, CEWAF and DispersantPrincipal InvestigatorAnthony Hayden Knap -- Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research GroupGenomic Responses to the Deepwater Horizon event and development of high-throughput biological assays for oil spillsPrincipal InvestigatorW. Kelley Thomas -- University of New Hampshire, Hubbard Center for Genome StudiesInfluence of river induced fronts on hydrocarbon transportPrincipal InvestigatorVilly Kourafalou -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceInvestigation of Mechanisms for Reproductive Failure in the Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to Understand Population Recovery Scenarios for CetaceansPrincipal InvestigatorCynthia R. Smith -- National Marine Mammal Foundation (NMMF), Conservation MedicineInvestigation of Oil Spill Transport in a Coupled Wind-Wave Current Environment Using Simulation and Laboratory StudiesPrincipal InvestigatorWilliam M. Drennan -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceLong-Term Impact, Recovery and Resilience: Wetland plant-microbial-benthic ecosystem responses to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and mitigation strategies promoting sustainabilityPrincipal InvestigatorQianxin Lin -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Molecular Engineering of Food-Grade Dispersants as Highly Efficient and Safe Materials for the Treatment of Oil SpillsPrincipal InvestigatorSrinivasa R. Raghavan -- University of Maryland, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringOil-Marine Snow-Mineral Aggregate Interactions and Sedimentation during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorAdrian Burd -- University of Georgia, Department of Marine SciencesRole of Microbial Motility for Degradation of Dispersed OilPrincipal InvestigatorJacinta C. Conrad -- University of Houston, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringThe Design of Synergistic Dispersant and Herding Systems using Tubular Clay Structures and Gel Phase MaterialsPrincipal InvestigatorVijay T. John -- Tulane University, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringThe State-of-the-Art Unraveling of the Biotic and Abiotic Chemical Evolution of Macondo Oil: 2010-2018.Principal InvestigatorRyan P. Rodgers -- Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field LaboratoryThree-Dimensional Gulf Circulation and Biogeochemical Processes Unveiled by State-of-the-Art Profiling Float Technology and Data Assimilative Ocean ModelsPrincipal InvestigatorLynn K. (Nick) Shay -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceToxicological Properties of Specific Aromatic Hydrocarbons Isolated from Fresh and Aged Crude Oil from the Deepwater Horizon SpillPrincipal InvestigatorCharles Miller -- Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical MedicineTransport and fate of oil in the upper ocean: Studying and modeling multi-scale physical dispersion mechanisms and remediation strategies using Large Eddy SimulationPrincipal InvestigatorCharles V. Meneveau -- Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUnderstanding How the Complex Topography of the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Influences Water-column Mixing Processes and the Vertical and Horizontal Distribution of Oil and Gas after a BlowoutPrincipal InvestigatorKurt Polzin -- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Physical Oceanography DepartmentUnderstanding Resilience Attributes for Children, Youth, and Communities in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorTim Slack -- Louisiana State University, Department of SociologyVertical upwelling and bottom-boundary layer dispersal at a natural seep sitePrincipal InvestigatorDaniela Di Iorio -- University of Georgia, Department of Marine SciencesAggregation and Degradation of Dispersants and Oil by Microbial Exopolymers (ADDOMEx)Principal InvestigatorAntonietta Quigg -- Texas A&M University at Galveston, Marine Biology DepartmentAlabama Center for Ecological Resilience (ACER)Principal InvestigatorJohn Valentine -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsCenter for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems II (C-IMAGE II)Principal InvestigatorSteven A Murawski -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceCoastal Waters Consortium II (CWC II)Principal InvestigatorNancy N. Rabalais -- Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), ResearchConsortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment II (CARTHE II)Principal InvestigatorTamay M. Özgökmen -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceConsortium for Oil Spill Exposure Pathways in Coastal River-Dominated Ecosystems (CONCORDE)Principal InvestigatorWilliam (Monty) Graham -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Marine ScienceConsortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC)Principal InvestigatorMelissa Finucane -- RAND Corporation, Justice, Infrastructure and EnvironmentDeep-Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND)Principal InvestigatorTracey Sutton -- Nova Southeastern University, Department of Marine and Environmental SciencesDispersion Research on Oil: Physics and Plankton Studies II (DROPPS II)Principal InvestigatorEdward J. Buskey -- The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Marine ScienceEcosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf-2 (ECOGIG-2)Principal InvestigatorSamantha B. Joye -- University of Georgia, Department of Marine SciencesLittoral Acoustic Demonstration Center - Gulf Ecological Monitoring and Modeling (LADC-GEMM)Principal InvestigatorNatalia Sidorovskaia -- University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of PhysicsRelationship of Effects of Cardiac Outcomes in Fish for Validation of Ecological Risk (RECOVER)Principal InvestigatorMartin Grosell -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceAccelerating Recovery after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Response of the Plant-Microbial-Benthic Ecosystem to Mitigation Strategies Promoting Wetland Remediation and ResiliencePrincipal InvestigatorIrving A. Mendelssohn -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Analysis of Continental Shelf Meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Investigated during a Long Term Community Study (2007 - 2016)Principal InvestigatorStephen Landers -- Troy University, Department of Biological and Environmental SciencesCharacterizing the Composition and Biogeochemical Behavior of Dispersants and Their Transformation Products in Gulf of Mexico Coastal EcosystemsPrincipal InvestigatorDarrell Sparks -- Mississippi State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyCreating a Predictive Model of Microbially Mediated Carbon Remediation in the Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorJack A. Gilbert -- The University of Chicago - Argonne National Laboratory, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyDefining Ecologically Relevant Sublethal Effects: How do Low Levels of Exposure to Oil and Dispersants Affect Performance and Survival of Larvae of Gulf Nekton?Principal InvestigatorEdward Chesney -- Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), DeFelice Marine CenterDevelopment of Cost-Efficient and Concentration-Independent Dispersants for Improved Oil Spill RemediationPrincipal InvestigatorScott M. Grayson -- Tulane University, Department of ChemistryDynamics of Dissolved Inorganic Carbon and Dissolved Oxygen Following Natural or Manmade Petroleum Carbon Release into Marine EnvironmentsPrincipal InvestigatorWei-Jun Cai -- University of Delaware, School of Marine Science and PolicyEffect of Photochemistry on Biotransformation of Crude OilPrincipal InvestigatorMatthew Tarr -- University of New Orleans, Department of ChemistryLarge Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Dispersion of Oil in the Ocean Surface Layers: Development, Testing and Applications of Subgrid-Scale ParameterizationsPrincipal InvestigatorCharles V. Meneveau -- Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mechanical EngineeringMonitoring of Oil Spill and Seepage Using Satellite RadarsPrincipal InvestigatorHans Christian Graber -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceMultifunctional Colloidal Particles as Dispersants for Maximizing Biodegradation of Crude OilPrincipal InvestigatorArijit Bose -- University of Rhode Island, Department of Chemical EngineeringNovel Sensor System for the Early Detection and Monitoring of Offshore Oil SpillsPrincipal InvestigatorWei-Chuan Shih -- University of Houston, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringResolving Deepwater Horizon Impacts on Highly Variable Ichthyoplankton and Zooplankton Dynamics in the Northern Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorFrank Hernandez -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Coastal SciencesSpatial and Temporal Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Growth and Productivity of Recreational and Commercial Fisheries in the Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorDebra J. Murie -- University of Florida, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest Resources and ConservationThe Combined Effect of Environmental and Anthropogenic Stressors on Fish HealthPrincipal InvestigatorSylvain De Guise -- University of Connecticut, Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary ScienceThe Effect of Sediment Bioturbators on the Biological Degradation of Petroleum in Coastal EcosystemsPrincipal InvestigatorPaul L. Klerks -- University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of BiologyThe Environmental Effects of an Oil Spill on Blue Crabs in the Gulf of Mexico and the Dynamics of Recovery: Integrating Oceanography and Molecular EcologyPrincipal InvestigatorJoseph Neigel -- University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of BiologyUsing Embryonic Stem Cell Fate to Determine Potential Adverse Effects of Petroleum/Dispersant ExposurePrincipal InvestigatorDemetri D. Spyropoulos -- Medical University of South Carolina, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental SciencesWeathering of Petroleum and Dispersant Components in the Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorElizabeth B. Kujawinski -- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Coastal Ocean Institute and Department of Marine Chemistry and GeochemistryCenter for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE)Principal InvestigatorSteven A Murawski -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceCoastal Waters Consortium (CWC)Principal InvestigatorNancy N. Rabalais -- Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), ResearchConsortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE)Principal InvestigatorTamay M. Özgökmen -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceConsortium for the Molecular Engineering of Dispersant Systems (C-MEDS)Principal InvestigatorVijay T. John -- Tulane University, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringDeepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C)Principal InvestigatorEric P. Chassignet -- Florida State University, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)Dispersion Research on Oil: Physics and Plankton Studies (DROPPS)Principal InvestigatorEdward J. Buskey -- The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Marine ScienceEcosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG)Principal InvestigatorCharles Geoffrey Wheat -- University of Mississippi, National Institute for Undersea Science and TechnologyGulf of Mexico Integrated Spill Response Consortium (GISR)Principal InvestigatorPiers Chapman -- Texas A&M University, Department of OceanographyApplication of Passive Samplers to Monitor PAHs Concentrations in Water, Sediment Porewater, Sediment, and Commercially Important Organisms in the Gulf of Mexico in Order to Quantify Site-Specific, Chronic Damages to the Natural ResourcesPrincipal InvestigatorEdward J. Bouwer -- Johns Hopkins University, Department of Geography and Environmental EngineeringBiodegradability of MC252 Oil-Sand Aggregates on Rapidly Eroding Coastal Beach EnvironmentsPrincipal InvestigatorJohn Pardue -- Louisiana State University, Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringCollection and Analysis of Oiled Sand Patties along the Gulf CoastPrincipal InvestigatorChristopher M. Reddy -- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Coastal Ocean Institute and Department of Marine Chemistry and GeochemistryCollection of Water Column Samples in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone and Areas Near the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill SitePrincipal InvestigatorWei-Jun Cai -- University of Georgia, Department of Marine SciencesComprehensive Study of Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Health and Productivity of Gulf Coast Salt MarshesPrincipal InvestigatorDeepak R. Mishra -- Mississippi State University, Geosystems Research InstituteContinued Sampling of Blue Crab Larvae, Juveniles and Adults to Evaluate Oil Spill Effects on Population Connectivity and Adaptation, and Predict the Dynamics of RecoveryPrincipal InvestigatorJoseph Neigel -- University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of BiologyContinued Sampling of Tabanid Populations as Indicators of Acute and Potentially Chronic Effects of Oil Spill Stress on Coastal Marsh HealthPrincipal InvestigatorLane Foil -- Louisiana State University Ag Center, Department of EntomologyEmergency Funds to Continue Monitoring DHOS Effects within a Heavily-Oiled Gulf of Mexico Salt Marsh- Barataria Bay, LAPrincipal InvestigatorStephen (Ash) Bullard -- Auburn University, Department of Fisheries and Allied AquaculturesExpanding Contaminated Sediment Sampling In Gulf Coast BeachesPrincipal InvestigatorMarkus Huettel -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceFloating Sargassum Communities of the Gulf of Mexico: Data Collection for the Continued Assessment of Associated Faunal Assemblages, Trophic Interations and Habitat Function in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorFrank Hernandez -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Coastal SciencesLouisiana State University Agricultural Center: Oil-Contaminated Sample Collection in Louisiana Coastal Areas: Toward an Optical Sensor for Quick Detection and QuantificationPrincipal InvestigatorDavid Weindorf -- Louisiana State University, Aquaculture Research StationOil Spill Impacts on Food Webs of Barrier Islands: Critical Sampling of Florida BeachesPrincipal InvestigatorSusan Bell -- University of South Florida, Department of Integrative BiologySampling for Reproductive and Developmental Recovery in Fish from the Gulf of Mexico One Year after Exposure to BP Oil/DispersantsPrincipal InvestigatorJames A. Carr -- Texas Tech University, Department of Biological ScienceSampling of Megalopal and Larval Stages of Blue CrabsPrincipal InvestigatorCaroline Taylor -- Tulane University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary BiologySampling of Oil and/or Dispersal-Related Contamination on Mississippi Marsh Ecosystem FunctioningPrincipal InvestigatorMicheal Davis -- University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Biological SciencesStop-Gap Sampling to Assess the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Impact on Macroalgae and Macrocrustaceans in the Northern Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorSuzanne Fredericq -- University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of BiologyTexas Agrilife Research: Oil-Contaminated Sample Collection in Louisiana Coastal Areas: Toward an Optical Sensor for Quick Detection and QuantificationPrincipal InvestigatorYufeng Ge -- Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Texas AgriLife ResearchA Coordinated Modeling Approach in Support of Oil Spill TrackingPrincipal InvestigatorRobert Weisberg -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceAcute Effects of Oil on Northern Gulf of Mexico Reefs and Reef CommunitiesPrincipal InvestigatorWilliam Frank Patterson -- University of West Florida, Department of Environmental StudiesAssessing Impacts of Oil Exposure to Deep Sea Ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico Using Sharks and Scavengers As Integrative ModelsPrincipal InvestigatorMichael Heithaus -- Florida International University, Marine Community Ecology and Behavioral EcologyAssessing the Concentration and the Molecular and Isotropic Composition of Deep sea Submerged Oils in the Northern Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorDavid J. Hollander -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceAssessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Waters of the Florida Panhandle: Water Sediments and FishPrincipal InvestigatorCharles Jagoe -- Florida A&M University, Environmental Sciences InstituteAssessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Sediments and Benthic Communities on the West Florida Shelf and SlopePrincipal InvestigatorBenjamin P. Flower -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceAssessment of Deepwater Fish Assemblages Associated with Desoto Canyons and Continental Slope Waters in the Eastern GOMPrincipal InvestigatorR. Dean Grubbs -- Florida State University, Coastal and Marine LaboratoryBaseline and Oil Spill Impacted Marine Sponge Microbial Communities and Gene Expression Analysis with MetagenomicsPrincipal InvestigatorJose V. Lopez -- Nova Southeastern University, Department of Marine and Environmental SciencesBaseline for Impact Assessment of Zooplankton and Imaging Oil Droplet Detection on the West Florida ShelfPrincipal InvestigatorKendra Daly -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceBiodegradation of the Deepwater Horizon Oil in Florida Marsh Ecosystems and Exploration of Novel Passive Remediation StrategiesPrincipal InvestigatorAndrew Zimmerman -- University of Florida, Department of Geological SciencesCoast Watch: Remote Sensing and Verification Sampling of Oil Spill Impact on Florida CoastPrincipal InvestigatorIan MacDonald -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceEarly Warning 4-D Remote Sensing System to Assess Synoptic Threats to Coastal Ecosystems of Florida and of Adjacent States and NationsPrincipal InvestigatorFrank Muller-Karger -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceEffects of a Major Oil Spill on Nektonic Assemblages of Salt Marshes and Adjacent SAV Habitats in Florida and AlabamaPrincipal InvestigatorRichard B. Aronson -- Florida Institute of Technology, Department of Biological SciencesEffects of the BP Oil Spill on Diatoms, Nannoplankton, and Related Protists at the Base of the Food Chain in the NE Gulf of Mexico of the food chain in the NE Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorSherwood Wise -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceEffects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Epipelagic and Large Coastal Sharks and Teleosts of the Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorRobert Edward Hueter -- Mote Marine Laboratory , National Center for Shark ResearchImpacts from MC252 Oil on Ecologically and Commercially Important Plankton of the Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorDarren Rumbold -- Florida Gulf Coast University, Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences Impacts of the 2010 Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill on Estuarine Bottlenose Dolphin Populations in the West Florida PanhandlePrincipal InvestigatorGraham Worthy -- University of Central Florida, Department of BiologyIntegrative Biodiversity Assessment of Coral-Sponge Communities of W Florida Shelf: Establishing a Baseline for a Sensitive EcosystemPrincipal InvestigatorGustav Paulay -- University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural HistoryMolecular Diagnostics of Coral Exposed to Oil and Dispersants: A Holobiont Approach to Investigate Potential Effects on the Host Corals, Symbiotic Algae, and Mucus Associated Microbial CommunitiesPrincipal InvestigatorSara Edge -- Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic InstituteMonitoring of the Coastal Pelagic Fish Complex for Assessing DWH-Related Trophic Changes and Contaminant ExposurePrincipal InvestigatorDavid Kerstetter -- Nova Southeastern University, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and OceanographyPenetration, Accumulation and Degradation of BP DWH Oil in Florida Sandy BeachesPrincipal InvestigatorMarkus Huettel -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceResolving Chemical Properties and Extent of Crude Oil and Dispersant Distribution in the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorRod Zika -- University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceThe Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Assessing Impacts on a Critical Habitat, Oyster Reefs and Associated Species in Florida Gulf EstuariesPrincipal InvestigatorEdward Proffitt -- Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic InstituteThe Impact of Crude Oil and the Dispersant Corexit® on Three Key Gulf of Mexico Invertebrate SpeciesPrincipal InvestigatorSusan Laramore -- Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic InstituteToxicity of Deepwater Horizon Oil and Dispersants on Florida's Reef BiotaPrincipal InvestigatorPamela Hallock-Muller -- University of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceTracing the Intrusion of the GOM-2010 Oil Spill on Coastal and Marine Food Webs Radiocarbon and Stable IsotopePrincipal InvestigatorJeffrey Paul Chanton -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceUncoupling of Autotrophy and Heterotrophy: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Microbial Food WebsPrincipal InvestigatorWade H. Jeffrey -- University of West Florida, Center for Environmental Diagnostics and BioremediationA Multidisciplinary Analysis of Linkages among Wetland Vegetation, Rhizosphere Microbial Communities and Soil Stability and Decreased Coastal Wetland Sustainability in Response to OilingPrincipal InvestigatorGary M. King -- Louisiana State University, Department of Biological SciencesAcquisition of a Towed, Zooplankton Imaging System for Use in Quantifying the Distribution and Abundance of Zooplankton in the Waters around the MC252 Incident SitePrincipal InvestigatorMark Benfield -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences An Interdisciplinary Topic Map for Understanding the Impact of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill IncidentPrincipal InvestigatorYejun Wu -- Louisiana State University, School of Library and Information ScienceAnalysis of Massive In Situ Data from Moorings and Ships for Fate of Oil Spills and Dispersant and for Supporting Model ValidationPrincipal InvestigatorChunyan Li -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Analysis of Samples Collected to Measure Effects of Stressors on Coastal WetlandsPrincipal InvestigatorR. Eugene Turner -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Assessing the Fate of Hydrocarbons, Heavy Metals and Dispersants in Louisiana Marsh Soil and Development of Bioremediation StrategyPrincipal InvestigatorJim Jian Wang -- Louisiana State University Ag Center, School of Plant, Environmental and Soil SciencesBiodegradation Processes in Oiled Marshes: Remediation and Recovery in Rapidly Eroding Coastal SystemsPrincipal InvestigatorJohn Pardue -- Louisiana State University, Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringBiological Impacts of Oil and Dispersants on the Fish Fauna of Deep Waters: Assessing Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon EventPrincipal InvestigatorDonald Baltz -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences BP Research Program ManagementPrincipal InvestigatorChristopher D'Elia -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Collection of Near-Shore Sediment Samples Associated with Potential Fishery ImpactsPrincipal InvestigatorEdward Overton -- Louisiana State University, Department of Environmental SciencesCoping with Natural and Technological Disasters: Human Adaptive Capacities after Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorKatie Cherry -- Louisiana State University, Department of PsychologyDecision Making in Post-Catastrophe Uncertainty: An Examination of Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Local Businesses in Coastal LouisianaPrincipal InvestigatorKelley Pace -- Louisiana State University, Department of FinanceDeepwater Horizon Oil Exposure Effects on Marsh Fishes in At-Risk Habitats: Integrated Laboratory and Field StudiesPrincipal InvestigatorAndrew Whitehead -- Louisiana State University, Department of Biological SciencesDeepwater Horizon Oil Spill Impacts and Recovery in Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Long-Term Effects on Plant-Soil-Benthic SystemsPrincipal InvestigatorQianxin Lin -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Development of A High Sensitivity, Lab-on-Chip Instrument for On-site Monitoring of Spilled Oil in Coastal WaterPrincipal InvestigatorWanjun Wang -- Louisiana State University, Department of Mechanical EngineeringDevelopmental Toxicity of Weathered Water-in-Oil Emulsions in Fish EmbryosPrincipal InvestigatorKevin Kleinow -- Louisiana State University, Department of Comparative Biomedical SciencesDispersant Surfactants: Effect on Oil & Oil Soot Constituent Bioaccumulation and Developmental Toxicity in the Fish EmbryoPrincipal InvestigatorKevin Kleinow -- Louisiana State University, Department of Comparative Biomedical SciencesDocumenting Impacts of the Subsea Plume Using Gulf SERPENT ROV SurveysPrincipal InvestigatorMark Benfield -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Elementally Resolved Chemistry of the Evolution of the Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorRichard Kurtz -- Louisiana State University, Department of Physics and AstronomyFates and Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Ecological Structure and Function of Coastal Wetland EcosystemsPrincipal InvestigatorQianxin Lin -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Functional Design and Sizing for Subsea Capping SystemPrincipal InvestigatorJohn Rogers Smith -- Louisiana State University, Department of Petroleum EngineeringIntegrated Laboratory and Field Studies on effects of Oil on Key Wetland Soil/Sediment Biogeochemical Processes.Principal InvestigatorRonald DeLaune -- Louisiana State University, Wetland Biogeochemistry InstituteInvestigating the Potential Ecological Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Biologically-mediated Mechanisms of Removal of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)Principal InvestigatorMalinda Sutor -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences 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 MollusksPrincipal InvestigatorLinda Hooper-Bui -- Louisiana State University, Department of Environmental SciencesMicrobial Community Responses to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Pre-Spill Background AssessmentPrincipal InvestigatorGary M. King -- Louisiana State University, Department of Biological SciencesModeling, Data and Visualization of Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorSumanta Acharya -- Louisiana State University, Department of Mechanical EngineeringMonitoring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure in Seafood with Imaging Mass SpectrometryPrincipal InvestigatorKermit K. Murray -- Louisiana State University, Department of ChemistryNovel Nanomaterials for Absorption and Decomposition of Oil and Dispersed OilPrincipal InvestigatorYing (Jane) Wang -- Louisiana State University, Department of Mechanical EngineeringObservations and Modeling to Advance a Louisiana Coastal Circulation and Oil Spill Prediction SystemPrincipal InvestigatorNan Walker -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Oyster Health and Reproduction One Year After the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorJerome La Peyre -- Louisiana State University Ag Center, Veterinary Science DivisionPhysiological Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil on Phytoplankton and Microbial Communities from the Coastal/nearshore Waters of LouisianaPrincipal InvestigatorEdward Laws -- Louisiana State University, Department of Environmental SciencesPsychosocial and Health Consequences After Disaster: Human Adaptive Capacities and the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorKatie Cherry -- Louisiana State University, Department of PsychologyRecovery and Remediation of Emulsified Oil in Contaminated Marshes: Biostimulation and Natural RecoveryPrincipal InvestigatorJohn Pardue -- Louisiana State University, Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringSatellite Remote Sensing of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Providing a Context for Shipboard MeasurementsPrincipal InvestigatorNan Walker -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences The Dynamics of Social Influence: A Longitudinal Look at Socially Structured Disaster ResponsePrincipal InvestigatorChristopher Kenny -- Louisiana State University, Department of Political ScienceThe Influence of Oil Dispersants on the Biodegradation of South Louisiana Crude Oil and the Resulting Toxicological, Molecular and Physiological Effects on the Gulf KillifishPrincipal InvestigatorChristopher Green -- Louisiana State University, Aquaculture Research StationTracking Community Resilience in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Assessing the EvidencePrincipal InvestigatorTroy Blanchard -- Louisiana State University, Department of SociologyTracking Community Resilience in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Developing Infrastructure for Analyzing the Human Impact on Coastal CommunitiesPrincipal InvestigatorTroy Blanchard -- Louisiana State University, Department of SociologyUnderstanding the Phase Behavior of Oil/ Dispersant/ Water System at Different Salinities, Temperature and PressurePrincipal InvestigatorDandino N. Rao -- Louisiana State University, Department of Petroleum EngineeringUnderstanding the Social Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Context of Community Vulnerability and ResiliencyPrincipal InvestigatorTim Slack -- Louisiana State University, Department of SociologyWater Column Characterization of Selected Metals Associated with Crude Oil as a Tracer for Plume Movement from the Deepwater Horizon SitePrincipal InvestigatorRobert Gambrell -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences A Molecular Survey of Marine Cilliates in Oil-Spill Contaminated WatersPrincipal InvestigatorDavid A. Johnson -- Samford University, Department of Biological and Environmental SciencesAn Examination of Pre- and Post-Spill Ichthyoplankton Assemblage DynamicsPrincipal InvestigatorFrank Hernandez -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Coastal SciencesAnalysis of hydrocarbons (PAHS) in sediment samplesPrincipal InvestigatorJoel S. Hayworth -- Auburn University, Department of Civil EngineeringAnalysis of the Biodegradative Microbial Population and their Genes in Deepwater Horizon Oil Contaminated Water and Sediments of Coastal AlabamaPrincipal InvestigatorAsim Bej -- University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of BiologyAssessing the Impact of Oil/Dispersant on Marine Sponges and their Symbiotic CommunitiesPrincipal InvestigatorJulie Olson -- The University of Alabama, Department of Biological SciencesAssessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Diamondback Terrapin: a Top Carnivore and Keystone Species in the Salt Marshes of AlabamaPrincipal InvestigatorThane Wibbels -- University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of BiologyAssessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Degradation Using Mineralization Assay and Functional Gene AnalysisPrincipal InvestigatorYucheng Feng -- Auburn University, Department of Agronomy and SoilsBiomarker Prospecting: Detection of Impacts of DHOS-related Hydrocarbon & Dispersant Discharge in North-Central Gulf of Mexico Estuaries Using Gulf Killifish, Fundulus Grandis, As an Aquatic Vertebrate SentinelPrincipal InvestigatorStephen (Ash) Bullard -- Auburn University, Department of Fisheries and Allied AquaculturesBiorenewable Seafood Wastes for Removal or in Situ Remediation of Complex Oil Or Oil/Dispersant Mixtures in the Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorRobin D. Rogers -- The University of Alabama, Center for Green ManufacturingBiotransformation of BP Oil Spill Using Hydrocarbon-Utilizing Marine MicrobesPrincipal InvestigatorB. K. Robertson -- Alabama State University, Department of Biological SciencesChemical Dispersants in the Marine Environment: Harnessing the Fish Acute Phase Response for Rapid and Sensitive Evaluation of ExposurePrincipal InvestigatorStephen Watts -- University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of BiologyChemical Engineering Applications to Study the Chemical Evolution and Biological Degradation of the Oil-Dispersant Systems and Subsequent Interaction with the Marine and Coastal EcosystemsPrincipal InvestigatorChristoffer (Heath) Turner -- The University of Alabama, Department of Chemical and Biological EngineeringComposing Gridded Surface Wind Field Data through Observations and Numerical ModelingPrincipal InvestigatorSytske Kimball -- University of South Alabama, Department of Earth SciencesDetermining the Degradation Rate Constants of the Hydrocarbons from the Macondo Well and Weathered Oil in Alabama Beaches and MarshesPrincipal InvestigatorBehzad Mortazavi -- The University of Alabama, Department of Biological SciencesDevelopment of High-Fidelity Lagrangian Tracking Module for Oceanic Dispersion-Sedimentation PredictionsPrincipal InvestigatorChien-Pin Chen -- University of Alabama in Huntsville, Chemical and Materials EngineeringEnhanced Detection of Hydrocabons through Optical ScatteringPrincipal InvestigatorMark L. Adams -- University of South Alabama, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringEnvironmental Chemistry of the BP Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorJan Gryko -- Jacksonville State University, Department of Physical and Earth SciencesEvaluating the Changing Surfactant Capabilities of Sodium Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate and Its Commercial Product Forms of Corexit EC9500A, Corexit EC9527A and Corexit EC9580A in a Marine SystemPrincipal InvestigatorDavid Steffy -- Jacksonville State University, Department of Environmental Science and GeologyExploring the Mechanisms of Nitrate-aided Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon under Anaerobic ConditionsPrincipal InvestigatorKewei Yu -- Troy University, Department of Biological and Environmental SciencesFeasibility study of applying multi-spectral acoustical imaging techniques to estimate physical distribution of oil-derived substances in the water columns in the Alabama Gulf coast and Mobile BayPrincipal InvestigatorAdel Sakla -- University of South Alabama, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringFlow Structures on the Northern Shelf of the Gulf of Mexico Using Drifters and Underway Velocity ProfilesPrincipal InvestigatorArnoldo Valle-Levinson -- University of Florida, Civil and Coastal EngineeringFood Web Impacts of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Alabama WaterfowlPrincipal InvestigatorCharles W. Martin -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsFramework for Dynamic Configuration and Interoperability of Heterogeneous Off-shore Oil Spill Wireless Sensor NetworksPrincipal InvestigatorWaleed Al-Assadi -- University of South Alabama, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringGene Quantification to Elucidate Intrinsic Bioremediation Potential and Efficacy in the Oil Impacted Gulf SedimentPrincipal InvestigatorAhjeong Son -- Auburn University, Department of Civil EngineeringGenetic Implications of Relocating Loggerhead Sea Turtle Eggs from the Alabama Coast in Response to the Deep Water Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorJennifer Layton -- Samford University, Department of Biological and Environmental SciencesGeophysical Characterization of the Water Column and Seafloor on the Alabama Continental ShelfPrincipal InvestigatorAndrew Goodliffe -- The University of Alabama, Department of Geological SciencesGulf of Mexico Ecosystem Integrity: Resilience of Seagrass Beds to Oil ContaminationPrincipal InvestigatorAnne Boettcher -- University of South Alabama, Department of BiologyHigh-Fidelity Modeling of Transport of Oil-Derived Particulates Using an Equilibrium Eulerian MethodPrincipal InvestigatorBabak Shotorban -- University of Alabama in Huntsville, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringHyperspectral Imaging based Estimation of Physical Distribution, Dispersion and Dilution of ContaminantsPrincipal InvestigatorMohammad S. Alam -- University of South Alabama, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringIdentifying Transport Pathways and Quantifying Exchange in Alabama's Coastal Waters: from the Shelf to the DeltaPrincipal InvestigatorBret Webb -- University of South Alabama, Department of Civil EngineeringImpact of Hydrocarbon Oil Spill on Coastal Plant CommunityPrincipal InvestigatorSafaa Al-Hamdani -- Jacksonville State University, Biology DepartmentImpacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Releases on the Functional Integrity of Salt Marshes and Seagrass Meadows and Associated FaunaPrincipal InvestigatorKenneth L. Heck -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsImpacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil/Dispersant Pollution on Ecosystem Functioning: Assessing C and N Dynamics in Salt Marshes along an Exposure GradientPrincipal InvestigatorJulia Cherry -- The University of Alabama, Department of Biological SciencesImproving Deepwater Horizon Risk Assessment for Large Pelagic Rays: Global Scale Positioning Via Satellite TelemetryPrincipal InvestigatorSean Powers -- University of South Alabama, Department of Marine SciencesIn-Situ WSN to Monitor the Transport and Dispersion of Oil-Derived SubstancesPrincipal InvestigatorSalim Alsharif -- University of South Alabama, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringInvestigating the Fisheries Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster through Socioeconomic SurveysPrincipal InvestigatorSean Powers -- University of South Alabama, Department of Marine SciencesInvestigation of the Three Dimensional Eulerian Flow and Resulting Lagrangian Transport Pathways on the Alabama Shelf pathways on the Alabama shelfPrincipal InvestigatorBrian Dzwonkowski -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsMeasuring Direct and Indirect Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Low Salinity FaunaPrincipal InvestigatorDennis DeVries -- Auburn University, Department of Fisheries and Allied AquaculturesMeasuring Habitat Utilization, Plant Growth Rates and Secondary Productivity in Response to Oiling in a Northern Gulf of Mexico Salt MarshPrincipal InvestigatorLee Stanton -- University of West Alabama, Department of Biological and Environmental SciencesMicrobial Responses to Hydrocarbon and Dispersant-Lab and Field-based StudiesPrincipal InvestigatorPatricia Sobecky -- The University of Alabama, Department of Biological SciencesModeling of Circulation and Physical Transport for the Alabama Coastal Waters to Assess Transport and Distribution of Oil-Derived SubstancesPrincipal InvestigatorKyeong Park -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsNanostructure Surface Plasmon Resonance Enhanced Spectroscopic Sensing for Hydrocarbon Contaminants in the Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorJunpeng Guo -- University of Alabama in Huntsville, Department of Electrical and Comupter EngineeringOil Spill Impact along the Alabama Coastal AreasPrincipal InvestigatorUdaysankar S. Nair -- University of Alabama in Huntsville, Earth System Science CenterPhotochemical degradation and ozonation of persistent BP oil compounds in the spill-affected Alabama coast water and sedimentPenetration, Accumulation and Degradation of BP DWH Oil in Florida Sandy BeachesPrincipal InvestigatorDon Zhao -- Auburn University, Department of Civil EngineeringPhysical Model Investigation on the Mixing of Oil-Dispersed Substances in Mobile Bay Navigation CanalPrincipal InvestigatorJose G. Vasconcelos -- Auburn University, Department of Civil EngineeringRecovery: Benthic Meiofauna SurveyPrincipal InvestigatorFrank Romano -- Jacksonville State University, Biology DepartmentRecovery: PlanktonPrincipal InvestigatorRobert Condon -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsRecovery: Sentinel MacrofaunaPrincipal InvestigatorRuth H. Carmichael -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsRecruitment Patterns of Reef Fishes and the Recent Gulf Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorStephen Szedlmayer -- Auburn University, Department of Fisheries and Allied AquaculturesStudies of Microbial Communities Affected by the Deepwater Horizon SpillPrincipal InvestigatorOmar Oyarzabal -- Alabama State University, Department of Biological SciencesThe Assessment of Hydrocarbon and Hydrocarbon Dispersants Impacts on Embryos of Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes Pugio).Principal InvestigatorJames Rayburn -- Jacksonville State University, Biology DepartmentThe Distribution of Residual Oil in Alabama Coastal Marshes and Its Impact of Marsh VegetationPrincipal InvestigatorChris Anderson -- Auburn University, School of Forestry and Wildlife SciencesVisible Light Activated Photocatalysis for the Chemical Evaluation, Photodegradation of Oil-Dispersant Interaction in Deepwater Horizon Oil-SpillPrincipal InvestigatorSesha Srinivasan -- Tuskegee University, Department of PhysicsWave and Surge Simulations for Spilled-Oil Redistribution By Gulf of Mexico Tropical CyclonesPrincipal InvestigatorQ. Jim Chen -- Louisiana State University, Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringWetland and Shoreline RecoveryPrincipal InvestigatorChris Anderson -- Auburn University, School of Forestry and Wildlife SciencesA Comprehensive Assessment of Oil Distribution, Transport, Fate and Impacts on Ecosystems and the Deepwater Horizon Oil ReleasePrincipal InvestigatorSteven Lohrenz -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Marine ScienceAn Ecosystem Modeling Framework to Examine Ecological Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorScott Milroy -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Marine ScienceAnalyses of the Effects of Crude Oil on Increased Disease Susceptibility and Physiological Responses of Selected Gulf of Mexico FishesPrincipal InvestigatorLora Petrie-Hanson -- Mississippi State University, Department of Basic SciencesAquatic Primary Productivity and Spatial/Temporal Water Quality Variations of the Breton Sound Estuary and Impacts of Oil PollutionPrincipal InvestigatorJohn Day -- Louisiana State University, Coastal Ecology InstituteAutomated Mapping of Surface Oil Spill: Surface Physics and Remote Sensing Associated with Movement and Identification of a SlickPrincipal InvestigatorMark Allen Bourassa -- Florida State University, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)Chemical Effects Associated with Leaking Macondo Well Oil in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Phase IIPrincipal InvestigatorAlan M. Shiller -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Marine ScienceData Sampling and Modeling of Contaminant DispersantPrincipal InvestigatorGordon W. Skelton -- Jackson State University, Center for Defense Integrated DataDeepwater Horizon Oil Deposition in Gulf of Mexico Beaches Phase 2: Recovery of the Beach Sedimentary EnvironmentPrincipal InvestigatorMarkus Huettel -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceDoes the 'Priming Effect' Caused by the DWH Oil-spill Result in Increased Microbial and Zooplankton Consumption of Labile and Refractory Dissolved Organic Carbon? Phase IIPrincipal InvestigatorRobert Condon -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsEffects of Oil, Dispersant, and Remediation-related Human Activities on Marsh Plants and Associated Insects and MollusksPrincipal InvestigatorLinda Hooper-Bui -- Louisiana State University, Department of Environmental SciencesEvaluating Changes in Fluorescence EEM and Size Spectra During the Degradation of Crude Oil and Dispersant in SeawaterPrincipal InvestigatorLaodong Guo -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Marine ScienceExtend Sulis ToolkitPrincipal InvestigatorElton Phillip Amburn -- Mississippi State University, Geosystems Research InstituteField Observation and Modeling of the Impact of Oil Spill on Marsh Erosion in Southern LouisianaPrincipal InvestigatorQ. Jim Chen -- Louisiana State University, Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringGulf of Mexico Research and Resource Support Tools (GulfBase, Gulf of Mexico Biodiversity Project, Gulf of Mexico books, etc.)Principal InvestigatorLarry D. McKinney -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico StudiesImpact of Crude Oil on Coastal and Ocean Environments of the West Florida Shelf and Big Bend Region from the Shoreline to the Continental Shelf EdgePrincipal InvestigatorEric P. Chassignet -- Florida State University, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)Impact of Crude Oil on Coastal and Ocean Environments of the West Florida Shelf and Big Bend Region from the Shoreline to the Continental Shelf Edge: Radiocarbon and Stable Isotope TracingPrincipal InvestigatorJeffrey Paul Chanton -- Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric ScienceImpact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Louisiana Coastal EnvironmentsPrincipal InvestigatorSusan Welsh -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Impacts of the Deep Horizon Accident on Food Web Structure in the North Central Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorJohn Valentine -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsImpacts of the Deep Horizon Oil Spill on Ecosystem Structure and Function in Alabama's Marine WatersPrincipal InvestigatorJohn Valentine -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsImpacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Health and Growth of Estuarine Fish and Ecosystem FunctionalityPrincipal InvestigatorRobert J. Griffitt -- University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast Research LaboratoryIntegrated Assessment of Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorWilliam H. McAnally -- Mississippi State University, Northern Gulf InstituteMacondo 252 Oil Spill Impacts in Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Effects on Soil-Microbial-Plant SystemsPrincipal InvestigatorIrving A. Mendelssohn -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Monitoring of Natural Resources in the Pontchartrain Basin following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Processes, Habitats, and FisheriesPrincipal InvestigatorDenise Reed -- University of New Orleans, Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental SciencesNGI BP Earth System Modeling (Phase II)Principal InvestigatorEric P. Chassignet -- Florida State University, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)NGI/BP Gulf Research Initiative Phase I and II Education and Outreach SupportPrincipal InvestigatorTina Miller-Way -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), Discovery Hall ProgramsNIUST Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Multi-Task Research ProposalPrincipal InvestigatorRaymond Highsmith -- University of Mississippi, National Institute for Undersea Science and TechnologyOIL: Community Earth Modeling System for the Northern Gulf of MexicoPrincipal InvestigatorWilliam H. McAnally -- Mississippi State University, Northern Gulf InstituteOIL: Comprehensive Study of the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Health and Productivity of Gulf Coast Salt MarshesPrincipal InvestigatorDeepak R. Mishra -- Mississippi State University, Geosystems Research InstitutePost Macondo Well Oil Spill Water Quality Sampling - Barataria, Lake Pontchartrain, and Coastal Waters. Part 2Principal InvestigatorR. Eugene Turner -- Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Potential Impacts of the DWH Oil Spill on Fishery Resources: Will There be Reduced Recruitment of Economically Important Shrimp, Crabs, and Finfish in Seagrass and Marsh Nursery Habitats of the North Central Gulf of Mexico?Principal InvestigatorKenneth L. Heck -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), University ProgramsQuantifying the Effects of Oil Exposure on the Carbon Cycling and Diversity of Pelagic Microbial Community of Coastal AlabamaPrincipal InvestigatorAlice Ortmann -- University of South Alabama, Department of Marine SciencesQuantitative Studies of the Effects of Oil Exposure on the Pelagic Microbial Community and Sheepshead Minnow, Using a Global Proteomics ApproachPrincipal InvestigatorMariola J. Edelmann -- Mississippi State University, Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and BiotechnologyResponses of Benthic Communities and Sedimentary Dynamics to Hydrocarbon Exposure in Neritic and Bathyal Ecosystems: Phase IIPrincipal InvestigatorCharlotte A. Brunner -- University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Marine ScienceThe Influence of Weather and Ocean Processes Using Numerical Modeling on the Fate and Transport of the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillPrincipal InvestigatorPatrick Fitzpatrick -- Mississippi State University, Geosystems Research InstituteUncertainty Quantification of Oil Spill TransportPrincipal InvestigatorKyle A. Gallivan -- Florida State University, Department of Mathematics