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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NIST Releases Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil Reference Material

Caption: Gulf oil: Collected directly from the Macondo well during the Deepwater Horizon disaster and rigorously tested and measured by NIST and NOAA, NIST SRM 2779 will serve as a vital quality control for environmental impact analyses of the Gulf.

Credit: L. Sander/NIST

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