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Dr. Nancy Rabalais
Institution(s) / Organization(s):
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
Dr. Rabalais is the Executive Director and a Professor with the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). Her research interests include biological oceanography of continental shelf ecosystems influenced by large rivers, distribution and dynamics of hypoxic water masses, animal/sediment relationships, pelagic-benthic coupling, estuarine and benthic ecology, environmental effects of habitat alterations, effects of petroleum and chemical industries, eutrophication and effects of hypoxia.
Oil spill-related project:
- The Effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on Coastal Ecosystems (LUMCON Consortium)
Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin, Texas, U.S.A., 1983
M.S. Texas A & I University, Kingsville, Texas, U.S.A., 1975
B.S. Texas A & I University, Kingsville, Texas, U.S.A., 1972
Area of Expertise / Interest:
Biological Oceanography; Estuarine and Benthic Ecology; Ecology; Ecological Indicators; Habitat Loss; Harmful Algal Blooms; Hypoxia; Oil and Gas Development; Restoration; Biological Oceanography
Preferred Language: English
Home Page URL: http://www.lumcon.edu/research/faculty.asp?name=nrabalais
Links to Projects or Publications:
Hypoxia Studies in the Northern Gulf of Mexico
Hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico
The Effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on Coastal Ecosystems (LUMCON Consortium)
Keywords: Hypoxia, Nutrient, Eutrophication, Oceanography, Biology, Estuary, Ecology, Benthos, DWH oil spill, GoMRI, LUMCON consortium, Outreach, Communication, Training, Education, Broader impacts, GOMA E&O
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