The vessel was loaded with ocean drifters to track movement of surface waters around the rig and with equipment to collect time-sensitive samples of water, air and sediment.
“This is an opportunity to put science into immediate practice.” – Tamay Ozgokmen, University of Miami and director of CARTHE
Scientists are trying to develop more stable, safer dispersants.
The GoMRI science community congratulates one of our own, Dr. Margaret Leinen
Summer fun check list: 1. enjoy the sun, sand, and surf along the beautiful Gulf of Mexico; 2. track ocean currents; and 3. win a prize
Auburn University scientists examined the data to determine the chemicals’ origin
Chemical analysis shows that source is oil pockets trapped in wreckage of sunken rig
Scientists conducted a post-spill analysis of computational model projections that outlined the trajectory path of Deepwater Horizon oil.