Louisiana GoMRI Showcase

Commemorating 10 years of GoMRI science in Louisiana

November 10, 2020

Presentation videos

Maung-Douglass, Twilley, Gallaudet – Commemorating GoMRI in LA – Welcome and Opening Remarks

Rita Colwell – The catalyst and beginnings of Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative

Laura Bowie – The GOMA-GoMRI relationship

Chuck Wilson – The breadth of GoMRI science

Richard Shaw – Research in Louisiana Perspective from the GoMRI Research Board

Panel: Colwell, Wilson, Bowie, Shaw, Benoit – Challenges, lessons learned, perspectives

Maung-Douglass, Dauzat, Gasdiel-Goldberg, Hanzalik – Sharing oil spill science in Louisiana

Benoit and Sempier – GoMRI-Sea Grant partnership

Finucane, John, Rabalais, Sidorovskaia, Maung-Douglass – Carrying out oil spill science in Louisiana & Closing words

Speakers and panelists

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  • Robert Twilley, Executive Director Louisiana Sea Grant/LSU
  • RDML Tim Gallaudet, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Deputy NOAA Administrator
  • Rita Colwell, Chair of the GoMRI Research Board
  • Laura Bowie, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Alliance
  • Chuck Wilson, GoMRI Chief Scientific Officer
  • Richard Shaw, GoMRI Research Board member from the state of Louisiana, Louisiana State University
  • Debi Benoit, GoMRI Research Board member from the state of Louisiana, Nicholls State University
  • Jeff Dauzat, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
  • MST3 Dakota Gasdiel-Goldberg, U.S. Coast Guard
  • James Hanzalik, Clean Gulf Associates
  • Stephen Sempier, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant
  • Emily Maung-Douglass, Louisiana Sea Grant/LSU
  • Vijay John, Consortium for the Molecular Engineering of Dispersant Systems (C-MEDS), Tulane University
  • Melissa Finucane, Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC), RAND Corporation
  • Nancy Rabalais, Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC), Louisiana State University
  • Natalia Sidorovskaia, Littoral Acoustic Demonstration Center-Gulf Ecological Monitoring & Modeling (LADC-GEMM), University of Louisiana at Lafayette

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