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Texas A&M Experts On Oil Spills

As the Gulf Coast oil spill continues to be a major problem, we have expanded our list of faculty and staff who can speak authoritatively on various aspects, including assessments of ocean currents that could be key factors in determining what land areas will be most affected by the spill. The updated list follows and will be posted — and perhaps periodically updated — in the “hot topics” section of our news page at tamunews.tamu.edu.

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UAB Experts Available for Comment on Impact of Gulf Coast Oil Spill

UAB experts offer comment on how the oil spill could effect tourism and retail, real estate values and shellfish communities along the Gulf coast.

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Southeastern Experts Available to Discuss Impacts of BP Oil Spill

Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond has several faculty members who can serve as experts for reporting purposes on the various environmental, biological, economic and social impacts of the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Effects of Oil Spills on Environment - Expert Available

Dr. Richard E. Dodge is Dean of and Professor at the Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center. He is Executive Director of the Center's National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI). He received the B.A. degree from Univ. of Maine in 1969, and the M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale University in 1973 and 1978. He has served as Editor of the international scientific journal Coral Reefs and now serves on the editorial Board. He was the Chair of the Local Organizing Committee of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium 2008.

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Oil Spill Means Crisis for Wetlands

The environmental and economic impacts of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will likely be devastating, says Dr. Julia Cherry, assistant professor in New College and Biological Sciences.

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Oil Company Faces Massive Environmental Liability in Wake of Spill: Cornell University Expert

Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Cornell University Professor of Law and an expert in environmental law, comments on the liability facing BP as a result of the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Oil Spill Experts At The Florida State University

Officials say it may take up to three months to seal off a leaking oil well 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico that has created a massive environmental crisis that could affect much of the Gulf coast. The Florida State University, which is leading a statewide Oil Spill Academic Task Force to assist the Gulf region in preparing for and responding to the oil spill, is home to some of the nation’s top experts in measuring and modeling the magnitude and trajectory of the spill, providing information on the potential and actual ecological impacts of the oil and evaluating risks associated with the spill. The spill followed an explosion on April 20.







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