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Oil Spills


30 years later, traces of an oil spill persist

In 2018, researchers from WHOI and their collaborators from Haverford College collected oil samples from the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill deposited on the shores of McClure Bay in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

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Sampling the Source

Science in a Time of Crisis Part 3: Sampling the Source After measuring the flow rate of the fluid spewing…

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How Much Oil?

Science in a Time of Crisis Part 2: How Much Oil? One of the most important questions arising from the…

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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…

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