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Image : Oil in Our Coastal Back Yard

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recovery of the marsh grasses
Thirty years later, WHOI biologist George Hampson still monitors the recovery of the marsh grasses, which have not recovered to their pre-1974 state. New work at the site reveals that petroleum hydrocarbons continue to persist in the marsh. (Photo by George Hampson, WHOI)

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Last updated: May 1, 2011
 


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