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Gulf Oil Spill, April 2010

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) began on 20 April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-owned Transocean-operated Macondo Prospect. Following

FSU Involvement

The Oil Spill Academic Task Force is coordinated by FSU and composed of all the State Universities and four private universities. As part of its responsibilities, this task force is serving as a clearinghouse of information, which is displayed on this website.

Deep-C Consortium "The Deep-C Consortium proposes a long-term, interdisciplinary study of deep-sea-to-coast connectivity in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico." Other members of this consortium in addition to FSU are the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology, the Naval Research Laboratory at the Stennis Space Center, Norwegian Meterological Institute, Science Appllication International Corporation, the University of Miami, the University of South Florida, the University of West Florida, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Research at FSU Hosted by the FSU Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies.

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Deepwater Horizon Response

Deepwater Horizon Response & Restoration, on the U.S. Department of the Interior site, which is one of the partners of the Deepwater Horizon Unified Command which helps manage this incident, contains information on the response and restoration. Some of the other partners in the Unified Command are BP, Transocean, NOAA, EPA, U.S. Department of the Interior, Mineral Management Service, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Defense, National Park Service, United States Coast Guard, and the U.S. Department of State.

 

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