RCYC Publications

The RCYC team at NCDP and LSU are in the process of analyzing multiple waves of data from this unique cohort study which tracks a group of households exposed to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, over time. As new publications and other related features become available they will be listed below. Data from two waves of this study are publicly available on the GoMRI dataset repository, GRIIDC.

Features and Podcasts

Lee, K. Pod of the Planet Ep. 7: Oiled and Spoiled. State of the Planet, The Earth Institute, 2020. https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2020/07/15/podcast-deepwater-horizon-oil-spill/. Accessed 15 July 2020.

Fecht, S. State of the Planet: Children Exposed to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Suffered Physical and Mental Health Effects, The Earth Institute, 2020. https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2020/07/15/deepwater-horizon-child-health-impacts/. Accessed 15 July 2020.

Varanasi, A. Empowering the Communities Most Vulnerable to Disaster, State of the Planet, The Earth Institute, 2019. https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2019/12/23/jaishree-beedasy-disasters-children/. Accessed 23 Dec. 2019.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Beedasy, J., Petkova, E.P., Lackner, S., & Sury, J. (2020). Gulf Coast parents speak: children’s health in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Environmental Hazards, DOI: 10.1080/17477891.2020.1772188.

Keating, K.S., Becker, S., Davis, I.F., Chandler, T., Slack, T. & Beedasy, J. (In Press). Families Coping with Financial Loss following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Family Relations.

Slack, T., Beedasy, J., Chandler, T., Keating, K.S., Sury, J & Brooks, J. (In Press). Family Resilience Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Theory and Evidence. In Resilience and the Community: How to Build Resilient Communities and How Communities Build Resilient Families, A.W. Harrist and M. Stout (Eds.). New York: Springer.

Slack, T., Kroeger, R.A., Stroope, S., Keating, K.S., Sury, J., Books, J., Chandler, T., & Beedasy, J. (2020). “Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Exposure and Child Health: A Longitudinal Analysis.Population and Environment.

Publicly Available Data from the RCYC Research Project

“Understanding resilience attributes for children, youth, and communities in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill study, Wave 3, Southeast Louisiana, 2018”, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative GRIIDC, 2019, https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/R5.x287.000:0001.

“Understanding resilience attributes for children, youth, and communities in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill study, Wave 2, Southeast Louisiana, 2016”, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative GRIIDC, 2019, https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/R5.x287.000:0004.