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Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs offer funding opportunities

Competitions to fund coastal storms, sea-level-rise and ecosystem-valuation projects

The Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs have released requests for pre-proposals (RFPs) for regional research initiatives that total nearly $2.3 million in funding...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 15, 2010

Survey to identify oil-spill and coastal research priorities

The Gulf of Mexico Research Plan is being updated to account for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and identify new priorities or shifts in priorities. The Gulf of Mexico Research Plan was released in September 2009 and has been used in initiatives...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 07, 2010

MASGC director named to oil-spill recovery commission

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Director LaDon Swann is one of 34 scientists and business leaders named to the Mississippi Gulf of Mexico Commission, a broad-based panel that will report on the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and aid in the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 18, 2010

Safe seafood workshop to train processors to detect oil

Seafood processors will attend a training session from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27, to learn to assist the seafood industry in providing additional evidence for seafood safety in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Harvest from Open Waters (HOW) training...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 17, 2010

Safe seafood workshop to train processors to detect oil

Press Release: August 17, 2010

Safe seafood workshop to train processors to detect oil

An expected 60 seafood processors will attend a training session to learn to assist the seafood industry in providing additional evidence for seafood safety in...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 17, 2010