Scientific vessel helping researchers study spill effects
Watching scientists do research in real time on board a ship operating tens to hundreds of miles off shore is a rare opportunity for the public; but that is exactly what is available right now…
Scientists studying oil-contaminated surface waters near the well-head site immediately after the Deepwater Horizon incident published their findings in the July 2012 edition of Environmental Research Letters
Experts from many fields of science have come together in an unprecedented manner to provide sound and trusted information.
Students, teachers, and journalists joined scientists on board research expeditions and in labs this summer and shared their experiences online.
April 2012. Dr. Vernon Asper (Chief Scientist) with the University of Mississippi and 18 scientists sailed from Gulfport, MS on April 12th on the R/V Endeavor for the first of six research cruises.