News - Oil Spill

Team reads, writes, travels to answer your oil spill questions

The Oil Spill Science Outreach Team formed in 2014 so those around the Gulf impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill could get unbiased, peer-reviewed facts about its impacts. After sharing science with thousands via publications, webinars and...

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By: Tara Skelton / Published: Aug 31, 2017

Dolphins and turtles and oil – oh my!

I always get excited when I’m walking along the beach and see dolphins off in the distance or – better yet – am lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a sea turtle swimming in shallow waters. I can’t help it!

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By: Larissa Graham / Published: Apr 12, 2017

Workshop brings together oil spill scientists, responders

The Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Team hosted a free workshop for those interested in learning more about how oil spill response works, both from an operational and a scientific standpoint. Led by Sea Grant oil spill specialist Monica Wilson...

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By: Tara Skelton / Published: Feb 10, 2017