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2019 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference

2019 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference The 2019 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference (GOMOSES) is scheduled for Feb 7-9, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. As described on the conference web site, the conference theme this year is  “Minding the Gaps: Research Priorities for Response, Restoration, and Resilience.” Read More

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EPA Gulf Program funding

On May 30, the EPA Gulf of Mexico Program released Funding Opportunity EPA-GM-COOPERATIVE-AGREEMENTS-2018-1, entitled Gulf of Mexico Program Cooperative Agreements 2018, posted on Grants.gov. The opportunity is also described on the program website, including link to the RFP. The purpose is to “address water quality improvement; coastal habitat and ecosystems enhancement, restoration and/or protection; environmental Read More

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Storm damage assistance grants

Gulf of Mexico states were severely impacted by hurricanes in 2017. The National Academies of Sciences, Gulf Research Program, is offering Scientific Research Disaster Recovery Grants “to help with repair, replacement, or recovery of equipment, data, and/or other research materials damaged or lost due to the hurricanes and their aftermaths.” There are two funding cycles with Read More

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GoMOSES conference program and registration

The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science (GoMOSES) conference program is now available! The conference will be held February 5-8, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. The conference schedule includes a summary plenary about Gulf research and restoration, a closing plenary concerning the future of the conference, and an array of Read More

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MS 2017 Restoration Summit coming soon!

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality invites all to attend the 2nd Annual Mississippi Restoration Summit on November 14, 2017 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. The Restoration Summit is an opportunity for any member of the public to learn about current restoration projects in Mississippi and the announcement of new projects for Read More

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GOMOSES 2018 conference registration

Registration for the 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science (GOMOSES) conference has commenced– register here. As described on the conference site, the title this year is “Response, Restoration, and Resiliency in the Gulf.” Since its inception in 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference (GoMOSES) has sought to Read More

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NSF funding opportunities in response to storms

Email from NSF Directorate, September 18, 2017: “Dear Colleagues: With the second major hurricane – Hurricane Irma – to strike the United States, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and its staff remain strongly committed to supporting the people and institutions affected by these storms. Now that the consequences of these disasters are upon us, new Read More

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Hurricane help for damaged Gulf state marine labs

Do you need disaster assistance? GOMURC consortia stand ready to assist marine labs hit by the recent hurricanes by connecting with other universities in the region. Consortia contacts are at http://gomurc.fio.usf.edu/index.php/about-us/organization Government assistance: FEMA direct line- https://www.fema.gov/apply-assistance USA.gov provides guidance on how to seek federal help- https://www.usa.gov/disaster-financial-help DisasterAssistance.gov provides access to many federal resources- https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ Read More

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science 2018 conference call for abstracts

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science 2018 conference is ready to receive abstracts and session proposals. The conference will be held in New Orleans on February 5-8, 2018. Abstracts should promote fundamental Gulf ecosystem science or link scientific results to ecosystem resilience, oil spill response, or restoration and management. Abstract submissions will be Read More