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Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Hernando Bacosa

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Marine Biology Department

P.O. Box 1675
Galveston, TX  77553  

hpbacosa@tamug.edu

Project List:

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

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Post-Doc

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

2017

Williams, A. K., Bacosa, H. P., & Quigg, A. (2017). The impact of dissolved inorganic nitrogen and phosphorous on responses of microbial plankton to the Texas City “Y” oil spill in Galveston Bay, Texas (USA). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 121(1-2), 32–44.

Conference Presentations - 3

2017

Bacosa, H., Kamalanathan, M., Cullen, J., Schwehr, K. A., Hala, D., & Quigg, A. (2017). Marine snow aggregates are enriched in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in oil contaminated waters; insights from a mesocosm study. In 2nd Annual Texas A&M Postdoctoral Research Symposium. College Station, TX : 09/20/17-09/20/17.
Bretherton, L., Hillhouse, J., Setta, S., Genzer, J., Kamalanathan, M., Bacosa, H., et al. (2017). Can oil spills cause toxic algal blooms in the Gulf of Mexico? In 2nd Annual Texas A&M Postdoctoral Research Symposium. College Station, TX : 09/20/17-09/20/17.
Kamalanathan, M., Chiu, M. - H., Bacosa, H., Schwehr, K. A., Bretherton, L., Santschi, P. H., et al. (2017). The mystery behind polysaccharide secretion by phytoplankton during an oil spill. In 2nd Annual Texas A&M Postdoctoral Research Symposium. College Station, TX : 09/20/17-09/20/17.