Ongoing Environmental Studies - Gulf of Mexico

NSL #

STUDY TITLE

BOEM CONTACT

PROJECT PERIOD

Air Quality

GM-13-04

Enhancing the Capability of a New Meteorological Model for Air Quality and Other BOEM Applications in the Gulf of Mexico

Huang

2014-2017

GM-14-01

Air Quality Modeling in the Gulf of Mexico Region

Ensz

2014-2018

GM-15-05

Fugitive Emissions Update: Component Amounts and Counts

Merritt

2015-2018

GM-16-04

Year 2017 Gulfwide Emissions Inventory Study

Ensz

2015-2019

Archaeology

GM-12-04

Analyzing the Potential Impacts to Cultural Resources at Significant Sand Extraction Areas

Jones

2012-2017

GM-13-03a

A Comparative Analysis of an Oil Spill on the Biota Inhabiting Several Gulf of Mexico Shipwrecks: Project Management

Damour

2013-2016

GM-13-03b

A Comparative Analysis of an Oil Spill on the Biota Inhabiting Several Gulf of Mexico Shipwrecks: Archaeological Analysis

Damour

2013-2016

GM-13-03c

A Comparative Analysis of an Oil Spill on the Biota Inhabiting Several Gulf of Mexico Shipwrecks: Microbial Analysis

Damour

2013-2017

GM-14-04

Testing and Assessment of the Effects of an Oil Spill on Coastal Archaeological Sites

Sorset

2014-2018

GM-14-03-07

Investigation of an Ancient Bald Cypress Forest in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, USA

Caporaso

2014-2018

Biology

GM-12-03

Eastern Brown Pelicans: dispersal, seasonal movements, and monitoring of PAHs and other contaminants in the northern Gulf of Mexico

Moran

2011-2017

GM-09-01-12

Evaluating the Importance of Shallow Water Rigs as Habitat for Newly Recruited Reef Associated Fishes in the OCS off Louisiana

Baird

2012-2017

GM-09-01-13

Genetic Affinities in Populations of the Invasive Indo-Pacific Coral Tubastraea micranthus on Northern Gulf of Mexico Platforms: Multiple Invasions

Charpentier

2012-2018

GM-12-x10

Abundance and distribution of commercially important estuarine dependent species populations within the Gulf of Mexico

Kaller

2012-2017

GM-09-01-16

GulfSERPENT: Continuing and Expanding a Deepwater Biological Observation System in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Moran

2013-2018

GM-14-05

Coral Reef Ocean Acidification Sentinel Site in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Green

2013-2019

GM-14-05

Coral Reef Ocean Acidification Sentinel Site in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Green

2013-2019

GM-14-06

Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks: 2014-2017

Belter

2014-2017

GM-15-06

Deepwater Coral and Chemosynthetic Atlas and Modeling Program: Gulf of Mexico

Baird

2015-2019

GM-16-02

Long-Term Coral Reef Monitoring at the Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico: 2016-2018

Belter

2015-2018

Fates and Effects

GM-14-03-04

State Sponsored Oil Spill Research Relevant to the Regulation of Offshore Oil and Gas Development

Chaky

2014-2016

GM-15-01

Explosive Removal of Structures: Fisheries Impact Assessment

Belter

2015-2020

GM-15-02

Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Program for the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Glenn

2015-2022

GM-15-03

Chemical Products Used in Gulf of Mexico Oil & Gas Operations: Inventory, Disposal, and Risks

Vaughan

2015-2019

GM-15-08

Quantifying Changes to Infaunal Communities associated with Several Deep-Sea Coral Habitats in the Gulf of Mexico and their Potential Recovery from the DWH Oil Spill

Green

2015-2018

GM-15-09

Multidisciplinary Assessment of Deep-Water Coral Ecosystems: Tools to Detect Impacts of Sub-Lethal Stress

Green

2015-2018

GM-14-03-12

Development of a Monitoring Program for Water Quality and Biogeochemical Processes of Louisiana Sediment Borrow Areas

Miner

2017-2019

GM-14-03-11

Offshore Oil and Gas Activity Impacts on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico

Norton

2017-2019

GM-14-03-10

Assessment of Ship Shoal Borrow Areas for Coastal Restoration of Louisiana Barrier Islands

Miner

2017-2019

Geology

GM-15-10

Gulf of Mexico Land Loss Change Assessment and Application to Louisiana Coastal Habitat Loss

Baird

2015-2017

GM-17-07

Multibeam Survey of Small Topographic Features to Determine Efficacy of Current “No Activity Zones”

Mueller

2017-2019

GM-14-03-05

Assessment of Mud-Capped Dredge Pit Evolution on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) of Northern Gulf of Mexico

Miner

2017-2018

Information Management

GM-14-03-01

Administration of the LSU Coastal Marine Institute

 

2014-2019

GM-16-09a

Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (GOMMAPPS): MarineCadastre Planning Tool and Outreach Support

Charpentier

2015-2019

GM-16-05

USA-Mexico Workshop to Coordinate Future Environmental Studies Related to Ocean Energy Management in the Gulf of Mexico

Green

2016-2018

Physical Oceanography

GM-11-02

Simulation Modeling of Ocean Circulation and Oil Spills in the Gulf of Mexico

Green

2011-2017

GM-14-03-03

Delineating Areas of Enhanced Sediment Accumulation in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

DuFore

2015-2017

GM-14-03-08

A Critical Real-Time Louisiana Coastal Ocean Observing Station

Mallindine

2015-2018

GM-16-08

Forecasted Ecosystem Conditions in Gulf of Mexico OCS Habitats Using Coupled Modeling and Climate Scenarios

Green

2015-2019

Protected Species

GM-11-03

Sperm Whales and Bottlenose Dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico

Glenn

2011-2014

GM-13-07

Florida Manatee Movement and Habitat Use in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Glenn

2013-2018

NT-16-07

Discerning Behavioral Patterns of Sea Turtles in the Gulf of Mexico to Inform Management Decisions

Mallindine

2015-2019

GM-16-01

Seismic Survey Mitigation Measures and Protected Species Observer Reports

Nord

2016-2018

GM-16-09d

Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (GOMMAPPS): Sea Turtle Fieldwork and Data Analysis

Green

2017-2021

GM-16-09c

Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (GOMMAPPS): Seabird Fieldwork and Data Analysis

Green

2017-2021

GM-16-09b

Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (GOMMAPPS): Marine Mammal Fieldwork and Data Analysis

Green

2017-2021

Socioeconomics

GM-08-07

History of Gulf of Mexico Offshore Petroleum Industry, Phase III: Deepwater Developments

Luton

2008-2014

GM-09-01-05

Improving Capacity for Institutional Analysis of the Oil and Gas Industry for the Gulf of Mexico Region

Luton

2009-2014

GM-09-01-09

Subsistence in Coastal Louisiana: An Exploratory Study

Luton

2011-2015

GM-09-01-15

The Economic Benefits of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS)

Roscigno

2013-2019

GM-14-03-02

Empirical Analysis of the OCS Pipeline Network in the Gulf of Mexico

Phanuef

2014-2018

GM-14-03-09

Update to BOEM Gulf of Mexico Fact Book Update

Phanuef

2015-2018

GM-16-03

Assessing Temporal and Spatial Variability in Community and Parish-Level Responses to Oil Spills and Other Events in Coastal Louisiana

Chaky

2015-2019

GM-17-06

Estimating the fiscal, spending, and profit impacts of offshore oil and gas activities

Jensen

2017-2021

GM-17-09

Offshore Renewable Energy Feasibility Study Across Technology Types for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Green

2017-2019

GM-14-03-06

Economic Cost and Geomorphic Comparison of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Sand versus Nearshore Sand for Coastal Restoration Projects

Miner

2017-2018