Preparing ROV (image) American Geophysical Union Share Print E-Mail Caption Leila Hamdan, of George Mason University, and Melanie Damour, of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, prepare the ROV before a dive during the Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Study expedition in July 2014. Hamdan and Damour lead a multi-disciplinary team of scientists examining the effects of Deepwater Horizon spill-related oil and dispersant exposure on deep-water shipwrecks and their microbial communities. Credit BOEM/Dan Warren, C&C Technologies. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.