The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Water Resources Team is expanding the understanding of the economic impacts on water quality. The Gulf Star project supported by FMI will address harmful algal blooms (HABs) in the Mississippi Sound.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) Water Resources Team is extending a 2017 Gulf Star nutrient reduction project with funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These funds are to accelerate progress on reducing nutrients and improving water quality in 12 states that drain into Mississippi/Atchafalaya River watersheds. The states are members of the Hypoxia Task Force.
Register now to attend the Dec. 1-3 virtual Bays and Bayous Symposium. If you have an interest in coastal sciences, all you have to do is register, and you can attend from anywhere, for free. The Symposium will focus on coastal research, extension and education in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Education and Engagement Team is excited to announce that Esri's Clinton Johnson is the keynote speaker for the "Fully Serving the Underserved" virtual workshop in January. Mr. Johnson’s presentation focuses on the challenges and opportunities related to working with underrepresented and underserved populations in STEM professions.
Economic Impacts of Water Quality Issues in the Gulf of Mexico - (PDF, 2.92KB) This is the final report addressing harmful algal bloom impacts on Florida tourism, fishing, and coastal ecosystems that ultimately resulted in a publicly available dashboard.
Marine Debris Cross-Team Initiative
Virtual Mid-Year Stakeholder Meeting
October 20-21, 2020
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Marine Debris Cross-Team Initiative is planning a virtual mid-year meeting October 20-21, 2020. Registration is open. The purpose of this meeting is to review…