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Understanding the next oil spill

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment

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CARTHE is a research team dedicated to predicting the fate of oil released into our environment to help inform and guide response teams, thereby protecting and minimizing damage to human health, the economy, and the environment.

How CARTHE works

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Study Provides New Approach to Forecast Hurricane Intensity

UM scientists offer new information to help improve tropical storm forecasting July 11, 2014 MIAMI – New research from University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science suggests that physical conditions at the air-sea interface, where the ocean and atmosphere meet, is a key component to improve forecast models. The study offers […]

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Graduate Students Recognized as GoMRI Scholars for Oil Spill Research

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The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) announces their Scholars Program to recognize the graduate students whose vital research contribute to improve understanding about the damage, response, and recovery following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. One of the GoMRI Legacy Goals is to build intellectual capacity and improve fundamental understanding of the dynamics of petroleum […]

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CARTHE held a conference and public outreach event in Hollywood FL

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CARTHE-Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment CARTHE held a conference and public outreach event in Hollywood FL this month to present and discuss new research related to measuring, modeling, and mitigating the effects of hydrocarbons in the environment. This is another academic partnering opportunity for our planning and response. See […]

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