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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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UM Rosenstiel School Scientists Receive Over $29 Million to Study Effects of Crude Oil Spills


UM scientists continue to advance scientific understanding of oil released into environment November 18, 2014 MIAMI – Researchers at the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science were awarded over $29 million in research grants from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) to lead the Consortium for Advanced Research on the Transport of […]

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South Florida researchers awarded $37.5 million to study BP oil spill

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By Jenny Staletovich Two South Florida universities will receive a total of $37.5 million to continue researching the 2011 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst spill in U.S. history that killed 11 workers, spewed 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico and unleashed a host of environmental ills scientists are still struggling […]

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Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Awards $140 Million to Support Research


12 consortia to study oil impacts on Gulf of Mexico PR Newswire RESTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2014 RESTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) has selected 12 research consortia to conduct scientific studies of the impacts of oil, dispersed oil, and dispersant on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem […]

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