South-Central Section - 45th Annual Meeting (2729 March 2011)
Session No. 9 Monday, 28 March 2011
1:30 PM-3:50 PM, Chateau Bourbon: D.H. Holmes A & B

S1B. Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Tracing the Landed Oil and its Effects on the Gulf Coast

Brad Rosenheim, David B. Finkelstein and Arndt Schimmelmann, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
9-11:35 PM OILING OF LOUISIANA'S CENTRAL SANDY BEACHES: FITZGERALD, Duncan1, KULP, Mark1, MACDONALD, Shannon1, and OWENS, Edward2, (1) Polaris Applied Sciences, 12525 - 131st Court NE, Kirkland, WA 98034, dunc@bu.edu, (2) Polaris Applied Sciences, 755 Winslow Way East #302, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
9-21:50 PM THE IMPACT OF BP DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL CLEAN UP ACTIVITIES ON A RECENTLY NOURISHED BARRIER ISLAND BEACH GRAND ISLE, LOUISIANA: MOOSAVI, Sadredin Cyrus1, BROWN, Malcolm Tyler2, LOVING, Lawrence3, and SICHEL, Jared2, (1) Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, 726 Baker Avenue, Mankato, MN 56001, smoosavi@charter.net, (2) Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, 100 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70112, (3) School of Public Health, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, 100 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70112
9-32:05 PM THE DEEP WATER HORIZON-MACONDO 2010 SHORELINE CLEANUP ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUE (SCAT) PROGRAM: OWENS, Edward1, TAYLOR, Elliott1, and MICHEL, Jacqueline2, (1) Polaris Applied Sciences, Inc, 755 Winslow Way East, # 302, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, eowensocc@aol.com, (2) Research Planning Inc, PO Box 328, Columbia, SC 29202
9-42:20 PM SEDIMENTARY EVOLUTION OF DEEPWATER HORIZON/MACONDO OIL ON THE GULFSIDE BEACHES OF MISSISSIPPI, ALABAMA, AND WESTERN FLORIDA: OBSERVATIONS OF A SCAT TEAM MEMBER: PARHAM, Peter R., 1301 West Ragsdale Rd, Greenville, NC 27858, prparham@hotmail.com
9-52:35 PM TRACING THE WEATHERING OF LANDED OIL FROM THE BP-DEEPWATER HORIZON SPILL USING ISOTOPIC TECHNIQUES: ROSENHEIM, B.E.1, SCHIMMELMANN, Arndt2, FINKELSTEIN, David B.3, FONG, Jon2, and GAO, Ling2, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, Blessey 210, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, brosenhe@tulane.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-1405, (3) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003-9297
9-62:50 PM OILING INSIDE BARATARIA BAY: MACDONALD, Shannon, KULP, Mark, FITZGERALD, Duncan, and GEORGIOU, Ioannis, Polaris Applied Sciences, 12525 - 131st Court NE, Kirkland, WA 98034, hec@ns.sympatico.ca
9-73:05 PM SALT MARSH SEDIMENT BIOGEOCHEMICAL RESPONSE TO DEEP WATER HORIZON OIL SPILL (OCEAN SPRINGS, MS): GUTHRIE, Calista L., MCNEAL, Karen S., and STAUFFENBURG, Henry, Department of Geosciences, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 5448, Mississippi State, MS 39762, calista.guthrie@gmail.com
9-83:20 PM BIODEGRADATION OF DEEPWATER HORIZON PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS IN BARATARIA BAY MARSHES: GEOMICROBIOLOGY AND CLAY MINERAL ENHANCEMENT: DEOCAMPO, Daniel1, PERRY, V.R.2, and CHIN, K.J.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University, PO Box 4105, Atlanta, GA 30302, deocampo@gsu.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303
9-93:35 PM INTERTIDAL FORAMINIFERA OF THE MISSISSIPPI AND CHANDELEUR SOUNDS: EFFECT OF DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL OBSCURED BY EROSION: LOEFFLER, Joel K.1, BRUNNER, Charlotte2, DEDEAUX, Logan2, YEAGER, Kevin2, and SCHINDLER, Kimberly J.2, (1) Department of Geography and Geology, University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Dr #5051, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, joel.loeffler@eagles.usm.edu, (2) Department of Marine Science, Univ of Southern Mississippi, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529

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