UNH oceanographer to lead National Oil Spill Committee

Saturday, February 5, 2011
Seacoast Online

Larry Mayer, professor of Earth science and ocean engineering, director of UNH's Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, and co-director of the UNH-NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center, will lead a National Research Council's committee to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on ecosystem services in the Gulf of Mexico in a 30-month inquiry that will produce a final report for elected officials, public policy leaders and the public in fall of 2012.