Gulf Oil Slick

Gulf Oil Slick 29 April (NASA -- Terra Satellite)

NASA’s Earth Observatory website features a series of images of the massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico – the largest disaster of its kind ever – gleaned by the Terra and Aqua satellites. Collectively, they are very disconcerting, indeed.

Gulf Oil Slick 25 May (NASA -- Aqua Satellite)

Below is the latest prediction for the oil slick’s evolution from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. You can get updates each evening at their emergency response website.

For more information on measures to control and mitigate the damage, see the official website of the Deepwater Horizon Response team.

For information on the threat the oil slick poses to wildlife, see the US Fish and Wildlife Service webpage on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response.

Published in: on May 28, 2010 at 3:44 pm  Leave a Comment  

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