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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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Marine Scientists Awarded More than $29M for Gulf Research

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UM :: Veritas MIAMI, Fla. (November 19, 2014)—Researchers at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science were awarded more than $29 million in research grants from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) to lead the Consortium for Advanced Research on the Transport of Hydrocarbons in the Environment (CARTHE) and to study the toxic […]

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

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RSMAS :: Newsroom November 18, 2014 UM scientists continue to advance scientific understanding of oil released into environment 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 […]

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

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By Jenny Staletovich (Miami Herald) 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 […]

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