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Assessing the Impacts

Science in a Time of Crisis Part 6: Assessing the Impacts
Soon after the Deepwater Horizon blowout, scientists began exploring how the disaster might affect the Gulf ecosystem. Oil-drenched birds and fish are obvious victims, but potential damage extends to organisms at the seafloor, in the mud in of coastal marshes, and throughout the full depth of the water column. To learn more visit whoi.edu/deepwaterhorizon.

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