Arkiv for kategorien ‘Environmental impacts’


Impact of the Deepwater Horizon well blowout on the economics of US Gulf fisheries

torsdag, 23. februar 2012

Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 10.1139/f2011-171: Marine oil spills usually harm organisms at two interfaces: near the water…

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Deepwater Horizon Joint Investigation Team Releases Final Report

onsdag, 14. september 2011

BP bears brunt of blame for Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.

Guardian: A key US federal report has focused the blame for the worst…

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Oil spill: Deep wounds

fredag, 15. april 2011

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The Gulf of Mexico oil spill set records for its size and depth. A year on, the biggest impacts seem…

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On Gulf Oil Spill’s Effects, Doing Science With a Deadline

torsdag, 3. februar 2011

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The team working with Kenneth R. Feinberg, the administrator of the $20 billion compensation fund for victims of the Gulf…

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First Study of Dispersants in Gulf Spill Suggests a Prolonged Deepwater Fate

torsdag, 27. januar 2011

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To combat last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill, nearly 800,000 gallons of chemical dispersant were injected directly into the oil…

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Final Report: Deepwater

onsdag, 12. januar 2011

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Final Report (Released 01/11/2011)

A Multimedia Presentation Summarizing the Commission’s Report

Final Report: National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill…

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A Failure of Management

torsdag, 6. januar 2011

Advance Chapter on BP Well Blowout Investigation Released

Commission releases chapter on BP well blowout investigation in advance of full report.

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NOAA: Deepwater Horizon Library

onsdag, 5. januar 2011

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As the nation’s experts on oceanic and atmospheric science and the lead science agency for oil spills, NOAA was on-scene…

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New report highlights key reasons for BP well disaster

torsdag, 18. november 2010

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At the request of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council (NAE/NRC) committee is…

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Research teams find oil on bottom of Gulf

lørdag, 30. oktober 2010

Scientists who were aboard two research vessels studying the Gulf of Mexico oil spill’s impact on sea life have found…

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The Amount and Fate of the Oil

torsdag, 7. oktober 2010

The federal government‟s estimates of the amount of oil flowing into and later remaining in the Gulf of Mexico in…

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Most of BP’s spilled oil remains in the Gulf

onsdag, 29. september 2010

Most of BP’s spilled oil remains in the Gulf — with little sign of degrading, according to Ian MacDonald of…

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National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Hearing – Day One

tirsdag, 28. september 2010

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Members from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling will hold their third meeting…

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Science Watch: Special Topic of Oil Spills

fredag, 24. september 2010

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The recent devastation to the Gulf of Mexico caused by the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion and subsequent spill of…

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Magnitude of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Leak

fredag, 24. september 2010

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Now, in the first independent, peer-reviewed paper on the leak’s volume, scientists have affirmed heightened estimates of what is now…

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Hidden Oil and Gas Plumes in the Gulf

tirsdag, 21. september 2010

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Below the surface, thousands of marine creatures are still in danger from Gulf oil disaster

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Oil From the BP Spill Found at Bottom of Gulf

onsdag, 15. september 2010

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Dr. Samantha Joye has returned to the Gulf of Mexico on the Research Vessel Oceanus (see the Gulf Oil Blog).…

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Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Oil Plume Studied in Great Depths

torsdag, 26. august 2010

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A University of Oklahoma technology — GeoChip — played a critical role in an intensive study of the dispersed oil…

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Study shows deepwater oil plume in Gulf degraded by microbes

torsdag, 26. august 2010

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In the aftermath of the explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, a dispersed oil…

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Scientists Map and Confirm Origin of Large, Underwater Hydrocarbon Plume in Gulf

fredag, 20. august 2010

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The 1.2-mile-wide, 650-foot-high plume of trapped hydrocarbons provides at least a partial answer to recent questions asking where all the…

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Federal Science Report Details Fate of Oil from BP Spill

torsdag, 5. august 2010

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The vast majority of the oil from the BP oil spill has either evaporated or been burned, skimmed, recovered from…

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Modelling the potential threats from Gulf Oil Spill to U.S. coastlines

torsdag, 8. juli 2010

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Deepwater Horizon: Statistical Modeling

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has used computer models to estimate the potential threats to…

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New official US website for the Gulf Oil Spill

torsdag, 8. juli 2010

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RestoretheGulf.gov is the official federal portal for the Deepwater BP oil spill response and recovery. This site provides the public…

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Subsea monitoring in the vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon wellhead

torsdag, 24. juni 2010

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The report contains analysis of samples taken by the R/V Brooks McCall, a research vessel conducting water sampling from half…

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What do we know about the Deepwater Horizon disaster?

tirsdag, 22. juni 2010

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Since the 20 April catastrophe there has been much discussion in US Congressional hearings and the media about the sequence…

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The Oil Spill’s Effects on Life Underwater

lørdag, 19. juni 2010

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New York Times

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Interactive: Tracking the Oil Spill in the Gulf

lørdag, 19. juni 2010

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Dayli Updates

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New York Times

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Interactive Map: Where Oil Has Made Landfall on the Gulf Coast

lørdag, 19. juni 2010

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Dayli Updates

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New York Times

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35,000 – 60,000 barrels per day

tirsdag, 15. juni 2010

Updated Estimate of Oil Flows from BP’s Well

Washington – Based on updated information and scientific assessments, Secretary of Energy Steven…

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Federal Agencies Introduce Online Mapping Tool to Track Gulf Response

mandag, 14. juni 2010

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Today, NOAA launches a new federal Web site meant to answer those questions with clarity and transparency — a one-stop…

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How big is the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?

mandag, 14. juni 2010

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http://paulrademacher.com/oilspill/#

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BP’s udslip dobbelt så stort som hidtil beregnet

fredag, 11. juni 2010

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Gulf: Update, Flow Rate Technical Group

fredag, 11. juni 2010

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http://www.docstoc.com/docs/42869315/Update-Flow-Rate-Technical-Group

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Press Release:

Admiral Allen, Dr. McNutt Provide Updates on Progress of Scientific Teams Analyzing Flow Rates from BP’s Well

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Undersøisk robot skal afsløre omfanget af BP’s olieudslip

torsdag, 10. juni 2010

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The iRobot Response Effort

On May 21th, we launched an iRobot Seaglider to monitor the area just a few miles away…

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Animation of the Oil Spill

onsdag, 9. juni 2010

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This animation of the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill was created using overflight information and forecast models from the…

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Gulf: NOAA Confirmes Initial Analysis of Subsurface Oil

tirsdag, 8. juni 2010

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NOAA’s independent analysis of water samples provided from the May 22-28 research mission of the University of South Florida’s R/V…

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Gulf: A three-dimensional view of the response

tirsdag, 8. juni 2010

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A three-dimensional view of the response and the four different areas of operations: in the subsea area near the well;…

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Gulf Coasts Shoreline Defense Strategy 060410

tirsdag, 8. juni 2010

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3DL4BIE2Co&feature=youtube_gdata

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Coast Guard: Up to 462,000 gallons of oil collected daily

mandag, 7. juni 2010

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At this morning’s White House press briefing, Coast Guard Chief Adm. Thad Allen said the cap on the oil well…

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Bottom Kill

mandag, 7. juni 2010

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National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen:

As I’ve said on several occasions, though, the long-term solution to this is going to…

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BP Decisions Set Stage for Disaster

mandag, 7. juni 2010

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A Wall Street Journal investigation provides the most complete account so far of the fateful decisions that preceded the blast.…

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Journey to centre of oil spill operation

mandag, 7. juni 2010

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The BBC’s science and environment correspondent, David Shukman, gets a bird’s eye view of the vast oil spill off the…

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Stop oil and gas exploration now, says IUCN

mandag, 7. juni 2010

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Following the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) calls…

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BP cap captures ‘10,000 barrels’ a day in US Gulf

søndag, 6. juni 2010

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A containment cap on a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico is now funnelling off 10,000 barrels of oil…

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Ocean currents likely to carry oil along Atlantic coast

fredag, 4. juni 2010

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BOULDER—A detailed computer modeling study released today indicates that oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico might…

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Florida coast suffers first impact from oil spill

fredag, 4. juni 2010

Tar balls and sticky oil sheen washed ashore on a northwest Florida beach on Friday, the first apparent impact on…

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Tema om oliekatastrofen i Den Mexicanske Golf

onsdag, 2. juni 2010

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NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico

tirsdag, 1. juni 2010

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NOAA has extended the northern and southern boundaries of the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico to capture…

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NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico

mandag, 31. maj 2010

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May 25, 2010

Fishery Closure Boundary as of May 28, 2010. Closure area may be updated daily as necessary.

NOAA has extended…

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The video BP does not want you to see – The one you must!

fredag, 28. maj 2010

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ABC News went underwater in the Gulf with Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of famous explorer Jacques Cousteau, and he described…

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Atmospheric CO2 data