Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Oscar Agueda

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Marine Sciences Department

P.O. Box 1675
Galveston , TX  77553  


Project List:

Aggregation and Degradation of Dispersants and Oil by Microbial Exopolymers (ADDOMEx)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Undergraduate Student

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 3


Schwehr, K. A., Xu, C., Zhang, S., Agueda, O., Beaver, M., Jackson, C., et al. (2017). Surface Tension and Chemical Composition of Exopolymeric Substances, EPS: Insights into Mechanisms of Aggregate Formation and Carbon Removal. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.


Agueda, O., Beaver, M., Xu, C., Zhang, S., Lin, P., Schwehr, K. A., et al. (2016). Relationships between surface tension and chemical composition of exopolymeric substances (EPS) in the presence of water accommodated fraction (WAF) and Corexit in two contrasting environments: open ocean versus coastal ocean. In American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting 2016 (ACS SWRM-2016). Galveston, TX : 11/10/16-11/13/16.
Agueda, O., Jackson, C., Schwehr, K., Xu, C., Zhang, S., Santachi, P., et al. (2016). The Effects of Surface Tension in Relation to Extracellular Polymeric Substance (EPS) Adhesion to Oil. In 2016 Texas A&M University at Galveston Student Research Symposium. Galveston, TX : 04/19/16-04/20/16: Poster.