Posted on November 19, 2015
Chemical engineer Jordan Young has found his happy place on a research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. He’s looking for changes in ocean acidity following the Deepwater Horizon spill. As the oil biologically degrades, some of it oxidizes to carbon dioxide and may increase acidification.
Posted on November 8, 2012
As the Globalstar transmission shut down approaches, ending the GPS data collection phase of CARTHE’s Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD), the team is still collecting data from the largest upper-ocean dispersion experiment of its kind.
ACER Welcomes New Post-Doctoral Researcher
Dr. Corianne Tatariw recently joined the consortium’s Nitrogen Cycling group to investigate the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on nitrogen cycling in the Chandeleur Islands.
Meet C-IMAGE Student of the Month Juan Viamonte
Juan is a Ph.D. student at the Hamburg University of Technology studying microorganisms at extreme conditions. He simulates Gulf seafloor conditions on bacteria to better understand how and to what extent crude oil is biodegraded under high pressure conditions.