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Every Chromatogram Tells a Story

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1. Gulf of Mexico
This a chromatogram of oil that came from the Gulf of Mexico, but you can readily see that it is different from oil that came from Santa Barbara, Calif. (slide 2) or a different reservoir in the Gulf: the Macondo well (slide 3).

(Photos courtesy of Bob Nelson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Last updated: January 15, 2018

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