Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Kris Ackoury

Louisiana State University

Department of Environmental Sciences

School of the Coast and Environment
1271 Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  


Project List:

Accelerating Recovery after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Response of the Plant-Microbial-Benthic Ecosystem to Mitigation Strategies Promoting Wetland Remediation and Resilience

Year 3-5 Investigator Grants (RFP-II)Role: Graduate Student - Master's Level

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 2


Ackoury, K. N., Hess, C., Mendelssohn, I. A., Lin, Q., Fleeger, J. W., Deis, D. R., et al. (2015). Temporal changes of oil-degrading bacteria in Louisiana salt marsh sediments after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.


Hou, A., Bhattacharyya, M., Ackoury, K., Navarre, L., Zhou, J., Lin, Q., et al. (2013). Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Soil Microbial Communities of Salt Marsh in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.