USM Gulf research program awarded $507,000 in grants


GULF COAST, Miss - The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Science awarded a project led by USM faculty with $507,000 in data synthesis grants.

This grant will benefit the project on working to advance marsh preservation and restoration in the north part of the Gulf of Mexico.

Dr. Patrick D. Biber says, "These funds will allow us to achieve significant science relevant to the residents along the Gulf Coast."

According to the press release, "The Gulf Research Program was established by agreements arising from the settlement of the U.S. Government's criminal complaints following the 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill."

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