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Winds Played Important Role In Keeping Oil Away From South Florida
2012-07-09 16:41:40

New NSF funded study shows how currents and winds shaped where hydrocarbons from Deepwater Horizon went

Deepwater Horizon Spill Exacerbated Existing Problems In Louisiana Marshes
2012-06-26 04:10:50

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill temporarily worsened existing manmade problems in Louisiana's salt marshes such as erosion, but there may be cause for optimism, according to a new study.

Deepwater Horizon Spill Affected Microbial Communities
2012-06-07 11:43:32

While the tar-stained beaches from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be long gone, the Gulf of Mexico’s smallest residents are still reacting to its effects.

Two-Years Later, Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Still Having An Impact
2012-04-20 11:05:51

Two-years ago today, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig made the Gulf of Mexico shorelines a hotbed for headlines at the time, and even today.

Scientists Find Higher Concentrations Of Heavy Metals In Post Oil Spill Oysters From Gulf Of Mexico
2012-04-19 08:18:55

Comparisons between pre- and post-spill specimens show an increase in vanadium, chromium, cobalt, and lead concentrations in shells, gill, and muscle tissue

2012-04-12 10:19:28

Inadequate knowledge about the effects of deepwater oil well blowouts such as the Deepwater Horizon event of 2010 threatens scientists' ability to help manage and assess comparable events in future.


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