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The United States branch of the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) has awarded Texas A&M University PhD student, Natalie Zielinski, as one of the recipients of the 2017 Society for Underwater Technology Scholarship award.Read more
Following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, dispersants were used to keep the oil from coming ashore by dispersing and diluting it. According to a new study led by a Texas A&M University at Galveston researcher, “marine oil snow formation” – a natural process whereby sticky materials excreted by plankton and bacteria can help to enhance dispersing effects by providing a microhabitat for oil degradation – was observed for the first time.Read more