Right Whale Paper Published
A paper by GMI marine scientists Amy Whitt, Kathleen Dudzinski, and Jennifer Laliberté has been published in the journal Endangered Species Research. The authors summarize right whale sightings and acoustic data collected from the first year-round study dedicated to marine mammals in New Jersey’s nearshore waters.
Cultural Resources TxDOT Win
The Cultural Resources group of the GMI Environmental Services Division was awarded an Archeological General Services contract by the Texas Department of Transportation in February. One of four awardees, GMI will be involved in archeological survey, test excavations for National Register eligibility determinations, and data recovery projects across the state of Texas.
Biological Inventory Study for Melrose AFR
GMI wildlife biologists, in conjunction with Cannon AFB and Melrose AFR, initiated surveys for a Biological Inventory Study of a 10,968 acre area of land gifted to Melrose AFR by the state of New Mexico.
GMI to Support Fishermen's Energy with Environmental Impact Efforts
As part of the Energy Department's broader efforts to launch an offshore wind industry in the United States, GMI will support the Fishermen's Energy team with R&D for the advancement of traditional thermal and video imaging systems related to the assessment of nocturnal animal (bird, bat) occurrence, strikes and behavior around offshore wind turbines.
GMI Researchers Contribute to Texas Archaeological Literature
Nancy Kenmotsu is a co-editor and author of a new book published by Texas A&M University Press: The Toyah Phase of Central Texas: Late Prehistoric Economic and Social Processes. The volume is about the hunter-gatherers living in central Texas from AD 1300 – 1700.
Estabrook Heads Cultural Resources Dept.
Following 20+ years working as a Project/Program Manager for several of the largest cultural resources firms in Florida, Rich Estabrook has joined GMI as Cultural Resources Program Manager in the Plano corporate office.
Marine Resources • Acoustic Monitoring • Desktop Studies • Environmental Compliance •
EFH Assessments • Habitat Monitoring • Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Surveys •
Protected Species • Resource Assessments • Scientific Diving
Geo-Marine, Inc. (GMI) takes part in the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) process by assisting with the determination of the magnitude of injuries caused by the release of hazardous substances to natural resources. GMI has taken part in NRDA projects during the response and cleanup phases, and afterwards.
Expertise and Experience
- Onshore and offshore damage assessment
- Benthic fauna and flora sampling
- Restoration efforts
Our Puerto Rico team (Geo-Marine Puerto Rico LLC) was contracted to conduct a damage assessment of a Jet Propellant-5 (JP-5) fuel spill damage assessment at International Airport Luis Muñoz Marín intially reported on 25 March 2008. The objectives of the damage assessment were to (1) determine the horizontal extent of contamination within the mangrove and associated habitats; and (2) document exposure and/or injuries to natural resources resulting from the leak.