FSG’s Oil Spill Research Extension Specialist answers questions.
Monica Wilson, Florida Sea Grant’s Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is a member of the team recently awarded the National Sea Grant College Program’s highest Extension honor.
The President’s budget has been released and it proposes elimination of the Sea Grant program.
In this seminar, scientists will be sharing their work to answer lingering questions about oil that washed up on Alabama and Florida beaches during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The seminar is free and open to the public.
In this seminar, scientists will present the latest fisheries-related research about the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and dispersant application on Gulf of Mexico habitats, communities, and individual species.
Physical oceanographer Monica Wilson will bring expertise in surface and subsurface oil circulation patterns to Sea Grant’s newly formed Gulf oil spill extension effort.
Florida Sea Grant has recently been awarded $308,206 to help create a new science education program on oil spill research results for industry and coastal communities.
All That Sheens May Not Be Oil…or Tar Balls, Either By Bill Mahan, Florida Sea Grant Agent, County Extension Director, Franklin/UF IFAS Extension Program As a result of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, anyone out boating in the Gulf of Mexico region or walking the beach is keeping an eye out for oil. In…
By Mickie Anderson, UF/IFAS New (GAINESVILLE, Fla.) — As Floridians brace for more crude oil on the state’s coasts, University of Florida researchers are racing to complete several newly funded projects that will help assess the magnitude of damage done by the spill. One will look at an organism that is a sentinel for the…
Boats may become contaminated as a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Contaminated boats will have to be decontaminated. While the specifics of the decontamination process are still being worked out, here is the latest information for Florida. Please remember that this decontamination plan is preliminary and is subject to change without prior notice.…