Monday, June 24, 2013
The formation of marine snow due to oil after the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) has made the news multiple times, as we are working on exploring causes and consequences for the GoM.
- Report of featured article by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
- During a the 2013 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference in January 2013 in New Orleans, scientists and other exerts discussed the progress made on understanding the consequences of the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in April 2010. The central importance of marine oil snow for the transport of oil residues to depths became apparent and was picked up by the science journalists of Science and Nature
- News on the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which led to the formation of marine snow, some of which sank to the seafloor: Why Deepwater Horizon led to snow
- Report by a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education on marine snow due to oil during the research cruise in the Gulf of Mexico: Taking Apart the Deepwater Horizon Oil Slick
- National Geographic Daily News: "Sea Snot" Explosion Caused by Gulf Oil Spill?
Marine snow formation caused by oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.