2012 Endeavor Cruise: EN510

Chasing the hidden effects of Deepwater Horizon oil

Oil from the Deepwater Horizon accident on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.

The June, 2012 R/V Endeavor cruise prompted a Chronicle of Higher Education article written by Josh Fischman, who joined the cruise. He describes the problem of massive oil spills in the Gulf and how ECOGIG scientists seek to provide answers for questions about the ecological impacts of such spills, in five online blog posts:

Chasing the Hidden Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil
Micropredators and Oily Prey
Less Sleep Equals More Oil: Science Equations at Sea
Taking Apart the Deepwater Horizon Oil Slick
Lost, and Found, at Sea

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