The Gulf of Mexico Region's Environmental Studies Program

Each Region’s Environmental Sciences Section has an Environmental Studies Program (links below), initiated in 1973, to gather and synthesize environmental, social, and economic information to support decision-making.

You can learn more about activities of the Gulf of Mexico Region’s (GOM) Environmental Studies Program, and view or download studies, papers, and publications, by using the links below.

Topics of Interest:

  • Archaeology in the Gulf of Mexico:  About historic shipwrecks (including teacher's resources), links to surveys, reports, papers, regulations, guidelines

Papers, publications, reports, studies:

The Coastal Marine Institute at Louisiana State University, which carries out a portion of the GOM’s environmental research through a cooperative agreement, is coordinated by the GOM’s Environmental Studies Program.  Ongoing and completed CMI studies are available on the GOM and CMI Web page.