Savanna Booth with Sekulu the lion

Savanna Booth graduated in December with a degree in Environmental Science. She is currently working at an internship in Tanzania and has been accepted for fall into an Environmental Management Graduate program with the University of San Francisco where she will start her Masters program.  She is pictured here working with Sekulu the lion.

F/S METEOR in port

Dr. Ian MacDonald is blogging about his adventures onboard the F/S METEOR as part of a German-Mexican-US expedition to collect samples and study the geology, ecology, and microbiology of the remarkable habitats surrounding asphalt volcanoes in the deepest waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico.

sea turtle

When you only have so many dollars, how do you spend them?  It’s a simple question, and the focus of new research by EOAS Professor Mariana Fuentes. She has developed a framework to help government agencies and conservation groups determine how to prioritize decisions as they work to protect endangered marine animals.

Deepwater Horizon oilspill

After 200 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, the government and BP cleanup crews mysteriously had trouble locating all of it.

 

Now, a new study led by EOAS Professor Dr. Jeff Chanton finds that some 6 million to 10 million gallons are buried in the sediment on the Gulf floor, about 62 miles southeast of the Mississippi Delta.

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