Dr. Cai and his research team on the RV Pelican deploy a CTD/Rosette water sampler to collect water samples in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo provided by Wei-Jen Huang/UGA)

A Closer Look at Oil and Water

Since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, much has been written – in the popular press as well as scientific journals – regarding the potential impact the large volume of oil might have on the flora and fauna of the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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