Gulf of Mexico Research Plan

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Information

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Activities Related to the Gulf of Mexico Research Plan

Summary Statistics for the Gulf of Mexico Research Plan Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Research Needs Survey

One thousand people shared their oil spill and other Gulf of Mexico research priorities during the Fall of 2010. View the summary statistics from this survey.

Database of Oil Spill-Related Activities

View current research, monitoring and restoration activities related to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Information on the spill and links of interest


Plan Name Type Date Published
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan Gulf Plan May 2013
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force - Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Science Assessment and Needs Other Report April 2012
Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Restoration Strategy Gulf Plan December 2011
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Principal Investigator Workshop Final Report Workshop Report October 25-26, 2011
A Once and Future Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Other Report September 2011
Coordinating R&D on Oil Spill Response In the Wake of Deepwater Horizon Other Report July 2011
Strategy for Restoring the Gulf of Mexico Other Report July 2011
Gulf Spill Recreational Fishing Response Group: Recommendations for Resource Recovery Other Report May 2011
Draft Vision for Gulf Coast Recovery, Restoration, and Protection: The Mississippi Gulf of Mexico Commission Mississippi Plan January 14, 2011
An Expert Opinion of When the Gulf of Mexico Will Return to Pre-spill Harvest Status Following the BP Deepwater Horizon MC 252 Oil Spill, John W. Tunnell, Jr. Other Report January 13, 2011
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and Future of Offshore Drilling, Report to the President by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling Other Report January 2011
Operational Science Advisory Team (OSAT) Unified Area Command: Summary Report for Sub-sea and Sub-surface Oil and Dispersant Detection: Sampling and Monitoring Other Report December 17, 2010
A Roadmap to Resilience: Towards A Healthier Environment, Society and Economy for South Alabama Alabama Plan December 2010
Tracking Consumer Attitudes Toward Seafood Safety Resulting from the Gulf Oil Spill Other Report December 2010
Collaborative Scientific Research Opportunities Relative to the Gulf Oil Spill (7 MB) Workshop Results November 1-2, 2010
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Principal Investigator (PI) Conference Final Report, St. Petersburg, Florida Workshop Results October 5-6, 2010
Joint Industry Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Task Force: Recommendations of the Joint Industry Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Task Force (1.8 MB) Other Report September 3, 2010
NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory and NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center Workshop on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Efforts, Miami, Florida Workshop Results July 1-2, 2010
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Scientific Symposium Meeting Summary, Louisiana State University Workshop Results June 3, 2010
Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy 2010 The Horizon Oil Spill: Economic Assessment and Extension Challenges, New Orleans, Louisiana Workshop Results May 28, 2010