[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Darlene Crist
dtcrist@bigelow.org
207-315-1976
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Oil Sand Patty

Caption: Years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil spill, oil continues to wash ashore as oil-soaked "sand patties."

Credit: Catherine Carmichael, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Scientists identify Deepwater Horizon Oil on shore even years later, after most has degraded


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]