Chemical measurements confirm official estimate of Gulf oil spill rate

Chemical measurements confirm official estimate of Gulf oil spill rate

Gulf Oil Spill
Tar ball found on the beach in Dauphin Island, Alabama (May 13, 2010). Captiona and Photo source: NOAA

Excerpts; by NOAA

By combining detailed chemical measurements in the deep ocean, in the oil slick, and in the air, NOAA scientists and academic colleagues have independently estimated how fast gases and oil were leaking during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico…

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