Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Ronald DeLaune

Louisiana State University

Wetland Biogeochemistry Group

3253 Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  


Project List:

Assessing the Fate of Hydrocarbons, Heavy Metals and Dispersants in Louisiana Marsh Soil and Development of Bioremediation Strategy

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies on effects of Oil on Key Wetland Soil/Sediment Biogeochemical Processes.

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1


Pietroski, J. P., White, J. R., & DeLaune, R. D. (2015). Effects of dispersant used for oil spill remediation on nitrogen cycling in Louisiana coastal salt marsh soil. Chemosphere, 119, 562–567.

Conference Presentation - 1


Wang, J. J., DeLaune, R., Dodla, S., & Jeong, C. Y. (2011). Mobility characteristics and redox influence in controlling degradation of oil hydrocarbons in wetland soils. In Soil Science Society of America. Soil Science Society of America.