Deep Corals & Oil Cruise Underway

Deep Corals & Oil Cruise Underway
Molly McGuigan (Penn State), Sam Vohsen (Penn State), Alexis Weinnig (Temple U.), and Daniel Deegan (Temple U.) are part of the team headed out to the Gulf to continue the ECOGIG research on deepwater corals and oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Photo courtesy of Cherisse Du Preez.

September 17, 2016

ECOGIG and USGS scientists are in the Gulf for the next three weeks collecting information about the state of health of deep sea corals and their microbial associates.

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Photo courtesy of Cherisse Du Preez


Photo courtesy of Cherisse Du Preez
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