Fallout plume of submerged oil from Deepwater Horizon
Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014
Recommended citation: DL Valentine, GB Fisher, SC Bagby, RK Nelson, CM Reddy, SP Sylva, and MA Woo (2014). "A fallout plume of submerged oil from Deepwater Horizon." PNAS 111:15906.
Spill response teams found, and then lost, a plume of oil that had been trapped ~1 km deep in the Gulf of Mexico. We found its 3200-km2 contamination footprint on the seafloor. Hydrocarbon geochemistry, statistics, GIS.
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