Deepwater Horizon Oil spill - The last five years

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, we know a lot more about how to respond to oil spills at sea as well as the physical, chemical and biological consequences of a deepwater oil well blowout. 


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USF Researchers, Colleagues Detail Past, Current, Future Research on 5th Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill

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Tampa Bay Times - Column: How to prevent another Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster

MyFoxTampabay - 5 years later: The Gulf oil spill

USFCMS News Conference Album

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Fish Skin Lesions, Oil Residue Decline in Years After Gulf Oil Spill

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - By: Vickie Chachere - Scientists studying the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the health of fish in the Gulf of Mexico have found strong evidence that an outbreak of skin lesions and oil residue signatures discovered in fishes a year after the spill may be related to the catastrophe.  View full article

Click on the link below to read the article written by Steven A. Murawski, William T. Hogarth, and Ernst B. Peebles article. 

Prevalence of External Skin Lesions and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Concentrations in Gulf of Mexico Fishes, Post-Deepwater Horizon


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Overview of C-IMAGE

ST. PETERSBURG - C-IMAGE PI Dr. Steven Murawski talks to David Levin about the research goals of our center and the importance of integration when tackling large scale impacts. For more information, download the C-IMAGE's Podcast #1.

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Sampling for Oil in the Sediments and Fish in the Gulf of Mexico

ST. PETERSBURG - C-IMAGE PI's Steven Murawski and David Hollander on board the Weatherbird II in August of 2012 talking to David Levin about looking for impacts of the Deepwater Horizon spill on the mud and the fish in the Gulf of Mexico. For more information, download the C-IMAGE's Podcast #2.

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