Contact: Mark Esser
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
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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