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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Christopher M. Reddy

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Photo Galleries
» Lab members and colleagues
» M/V Cosco Busan oil spill in San Francisco (November 2007)
» R/V Cape Hatteras cruise (Summer 2004)
» R/V Oceanus cruise (April 2004)
» Isolating organic compounds from blubber
» Santa Barbara (CA) oil seeps
» Bouchard 120 oil spill (April 2003)
» Lowes Cove, ME
» R/V New Horizon cruise (Spring 2001)
» Pettaquamscutt River, RI (April 1999)
» Winsor Cove (Bouchard 65 oil spill 1974)
» Wild Harbor Marsh (Florida oil spill 1969)

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Photo Gallery: Winsor Cove (Bouchard 65 oil spill 1974)

In October 1974, the oil barge Bouchard 65 spilled an unknown amount of diesel fuel in Buzzards Bay near the entrance to the Cape Cod Canal. This site has been studied by George Hampson since it occurred. To investigate the long-term fate of the spilled oil, we began to study it in 2002 and compare the results to our work at Wild Harbor Marsh.

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