Research scope: 2
  • Photochemical fate of the constituents of COREXIT, the chemical dispersant applied as part of the response to the BP Deepwater Horizon Blowout.
  • Direct and indirect photolysis rates COREXIT components examined under solar simulation and deep UV
  • Tested in a variety of matrices including synthetic seawater, nitrate amended water, and Gulf of Mexico seawater. 
​Funded by:
  • Gulf of Mexico Research Institute
  • C-MEDS Consortium (Prime)


  • Dr. Fernando Rosario-Ortiz
  • Caitlin Glover
  • Austa Parker
  • Robyn Hallowell