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WHOI News Releases
July 15, 2014
Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon Spill Found to Persist in the Environment
Source: Media Relations

alvin on the seafloor March 26, 2012
WHOI Scientists Contribute to Study on Impact to Coral Communities from Deepwater Horizon Spill
Source: Media Relations

carmichael on the beach January 19, 2012
Mysterious Flotsam in Gulf of Mexico Came from Deepwater Horizon Rig, Study Finds
Tracking Debris from Damaged Oil Rigs Could Help Forecast Coastal Impacts in the Future.
Source: Media Relations

black plume of smoke January 9, 2012
Four WHOI Scientists Contribute to Comprehensive Picture of the Fate of Oil from Deepwater Horizon Spill
Source: Media Relations

September 5, 2011
WHOI-Led Study Sharpens Picture of How Much Oil and Gas Flowed in Deepwater Horizon Spill
Source: Media Relations

August 1, 2011
WHOI Study Reports Microbes Consumed Oil in Gulf Slick at Unexpected Rates
Source: Media Relations

Science in a Time of Crisis May 2, 2011
WHOI Unveils Website on its Role in Gulf Oil Spill Research
Source: Media Relations

July 18, 2011
WHOI Scientists Analyze, Explain the Chemical Makeup of Gulf Plume
Source: Media Relations

 First Study of Dispersants in Gulf Spill Suggests a Prolonged Deepwater Fate January 26, 2011
First Study of Dispersants in Gulf Spill Suggests a Prolonged Deepwater Fate
Source: Media Relations

December 9, 2010
National Deep Submergence Facility Vehicles Assist in Response to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Source: Media Relations

December 3, 2010
WHOI Website Will Take Viewers Deep into the Gulf
Source: Media Relations

Rich and Chris August 19, 2010
WHOI Scientists Map and Confirm Origin of Large, Underwater Hydrocarbon Plume in Gulf
Source: Media Relations

sentry June 23, 2010
WHOI Science Mission to Study Deepwater Horizon Spill Using Mass Spectrometry and AUV Sentry
Source: Media Relations

cameron at the epa meeting June 17, 2010
WHOI Participates in Meeting Aimed at Finding Solutions to Control or Stop Oil Spill
Meeting held at behest of film director James Cameron.
Source: Media Relations

judith mcdowell June 14, 2010
WHOI Joins Consortium to Study, Minimize Effects of Gulf Oil Spill
Source: Media Relations

April 25, 2010
WHOI scientists find ancient asphalt domes off California coast
Source: Media Relations

May 13, 2009
Natural Petroleum Seeps Release Equivalent of 8-80 Exxon Valdez Oil Spills
Study off Santa Barbara is first to quantify oil in sediments.
Source: Media Relations

Chris Reddy September 30, 2008
Study Reveals Microbes Dine on Thousands of Compounds in Oil
Source: Media Relations

Chris Reddy November 1, 2007
Comparing the San Francisco Oil Spill with East Coast Analogs
Source: Media Relations

April 23, 2007
Buried, Residual Oil is Still Affecting Wildlife Decades After a Spill
Scientists Find Crab Behavior is Altered by Polluted Sediments Below the Surface.
Source: Media Relations

Reddy November 7, 2002
Oil Found in Marsh Sediments 30 Years After Spill
West Falmouth site provides clues to long-term fate and impact of petroleum hydrocarbons in coastal areas.
Source: Media Relations

Last updated: July 28, 2014

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