Study Examines Transformation of Weathered Oil in Saltmarsh Sediment

Scientists analyzed weathered and fresh Macondo oil to learn about oil products resulting from microbial degradation and photochemical reactions. They observed that 48 months after the Deepwater Horizon spill, less than 1 percent of oil remained in marsh sediments collected from heavily-impacted sites; however, it was still 400 times greater than sites with moderate-to-no observed oiling.

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Opportunity: Environmental Scientist, GS-0401-12/13 (DE/CR), NOAA

Opportunity: Environmental Scientist, GS-0401-12/13 (DE/CR), NOAA – JANUARY 28, 2017 GS-13 Level Environmental Scientist sought for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Response and Restoration (ORR), in New Orleans, Louisiana. Applications are due Monday 1/30/2017 Download Application Details (PDF)

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