Dispatches E-News: Toxic Hearts, We’re Going to the Zoo (Plankton, That Is) & Legal Rights of Nature (08/28/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Failing Hearts: What Does Heart Failure in a Fish Look Like? Ed Mager (U Miami) examines larval mahi-mahi to determine oil toxicity in their hearts. The cardiac health of the mahi-mahi impacts its form, function, survival ability, and whether the population can fully recover in the Gulf post-Deepwater Horizon. [WATCH HERE]…
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Dispatches E-News: Non-natives, Coupled Models & Water’s Too Hot (08/14/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Invasion of the Lionfish Lionfish are an invasive species that have been plaguing the northern Gulf since 2010. Will Patterson of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is studying reef fish communities and the dramatic effect these non-natives are having. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Oceanic and Atmospheric Modeling Rafaelle…
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Dispatches E-News: Cool Waves, Black Teeth & Art of the Ocean (07/17/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Innovation: Cheng Li Cheng Li (Johns Hopkins) examines the fate of oil in oceanic flows and what wave breaking does to oil droplets with and without dispersants. He designed the wave tank used by the DROPPS Consortium. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Ernst Peebles: Growing Up With Oil Ernst…
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Dispatches E-News: A Legacy for the Future, Scientific Help & The Largest Algae Bloom in the World (07/10/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK GoMRI: A Legacy for the Future Since 2010, the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative has funded one of the largest international research collaborations in the history of marine science. GoMRI will leave a multi-faceted legacy, including: * Publishing an unprecedented number of publications in scientific literature * Training more than 500…
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Dispatches from the Gulf – E-News (07/03/19)

Happy Fourth of July! Have a wonderful holiday. Dispatches from the Gulf 1: Science • Community • Recovery In the years after Deepwater Horizon – the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history – a global team of scientists is working together to understand its environmental impact on humans, wildlife, and the ecosystem with the…
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Dispatches E-News: Cores, Macondo Horrors & Out of Breath (06/26/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Meet David Hollander: Coring for Mud Dr. David Hollander conducts experiments that remove sediment cores from the ocean basin and examines them for Macondo oil contamination spewed from the DwH site. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Isabel Romero: One Hundred Years of Solitude The novel One Hundred Years of…
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