Cordes lab in the News


Gulf’s Mysterious Deep Corals Reveal Oil Spill’s Slow-Motion Damage. Oceans Deeply, News Deeply. November 27, 2017.

Is this Gulf of Mexico tubeworm the longest living animal in the world? Science Daily. July 17, 2017.

In the depths of the oceans, business as usual takes a toll. Ensia. July 7, 2017.

Scientists Discover A Lake Under The Sea: Those Who Swim There Never Come Back Alive. IFLScience, Oct 31, 2016. Over 20,000 “shares” of the article that day, and over 60,000 people discussing it in Facebook and Twitter as it was “trending” that day.

Uncharted waters: Restoring deep Gulf fouled by BP spill. Associated Press, May 30, 2016.

Deep-Sea brine lake dubbed “Jacuzzi of Despair” Discovery News, May 5, 2016.

Coral Damage Goes Deeper in Gulf of Mexico’s Oil Spill Zone. NBC News. July 28, 2014.

After the Oil Spill. Ensia Magazine. June 2, 2014.

Drilling Deeper in the Gulf. Audubon Magazine. December 18, 2013.

Deep-sea Corals: The Movie. Philadelphia Inquirer. November 29, 2013.

Scientists hope to better understand effects of oil spill. Biloxi-Gulfport SunHerald. July 5, 2013.

Researchers Debate Oil-Spill Remedy. Nature 493: 461. January 24th, 2013.

Two years after spill, troubling signs for life on seafloor. Philadelphia Inquirer, April 20, 2012.

Take a Virtual Voyage to the Deep Sea. Discovery News, March 30, 2012.

Gulf Oil Spill: Coral Death ‘Definitively’ Linked To BP Spill. Associated Press, March 27, 2012.

Oil spill: Deep wounds. Nature 472: 152-154. Published online April 13, 2011.

Dead Coral Found Near Site of Oil Spill. New York Times, November 5, 2010.

Oil spill cruise finds field of dead coral. naturenews, November 5, 2010.

Scientists find damage to coral near BP oil well. Associated Press, November 5, 2010.

The Blowout Experiment. Nature Network Blog, Mark Schrope. October, 2010.

Bits of Good News from the Gulf. ScienceInsider, AAAS. August 24, 2010.

Fate of Gulf’s Deep-Water Corals Unknown. Discovery News. June 18, 2010.

Deep Underwater, Oil Threatens Reefs. New York Times. June 2, 2010.

Gulf Oil Disaster: Five Questions on the Spill. Science 328: 962-963. May 21, 2010.

Researcher’s project could aid spill study. Bellingham (WA) Herald. May 17, 2010.

A View to a Spill: A Temple coral researcher placed monitors in the gulf. One happens to be at a disaster site. Philadelphia Inquirer. May 10, 2010.