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Gulf Oil Spill


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Mark Bonn


Bonn is an expert in tourism and the economic impact that hurricanes and other disasters can have on the tourism industry.

Bonn is also an expert in the areas of tourism marketing and hospitality management. He has conducted studies for the Florida Sports Foundation, Inc. and Super Bowl XXXV.

(850) 644-8244
mbonn@business.fsu.edu
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Jeff Chanton


Chanton is an expert on the fate of the oil that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico and is investigating whether the oil is ending up in the sediments and or if it is being taken up by marine animals.

(850) 644-7493
jchanton@fsu.edu
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Felicia Coleman


Coleman is an expert in marine ecology, fisheries science, and the ecological consequences of the oil spill for coastal habitats, organisms and fishing communities.

(850) 697-4120
coleman@bio.fsu.edu
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Ian R MacDonald


MacDonald is an expert on the natural sources of oil and gas in the ocean, the vulnerability of the deep-sea ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico and was the first to successfully challenge federal estimates of the initial rates of discharge from the well.

(836) 154-8964
imacdonald@fsu.edu
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Steven Morey


Morey focuses on studying physical processes and circulation within the Gulf of Mexico, and is currently working to develop computer models of storm surge and coastal flooding.

(850) 644-0345
morey@coaps.fsu.edu
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