So I wanted to explore some new territory in honor of cocktail week. Below is my first attempt at an infographic explaining a subject near…View More The Dirtiest of Martinis
The title speaks for itself, but damn, look at these figures! Last week in PLoS ONE, cool kids Montagna et al. (2013) showed some rather dramatic…View More The Deep-sea footprint of Deepwater Horizon
In September an oil sheen about four miles long had appeared in the Gulf of Mexico near the Deep Water Horizon well site. The sheen was…View More Mystery Sheen Near Deep Water Horizon Site
This is Guest Post from Dr. Daniel Jones a deep-sea biologist with the National Oceanography Centre in the United Kingdom and Project Coordinator for SERPENT…View More Can Beasts of the Deep Survive the Impact of Drilling for Oil?
This is a guest post from Dr. Kristen Marhaver. Kristen is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California at Merced, who lives full-time and studies…View More Guest Post: Crude oil insults in the Caribbean
Another oil spill study hot off the presses! This new Silliman et al. PNAS paper is looking at the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon…View More Gulf oil spill suffocated marsh grasses, enhanced erosion
Last week the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative (JOCI) released its 2012 U.S. Ocean Policy Report Card (PDF). JOCI is a bipartisan, collaborative group “to encourage…View More Can You Guess the Average Grade for the U.S. on Our Oceans?
Ironically enough, I was at a meeting about oil spills when the Macondo well blew. The “Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) in Arctic waters” workshop…View More Dramatic impacts on beach microbial communities following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
If you haven’t read the Boston Globe Op-Ed, you must. Chris Reddy and Richard Camilli (oil spill research rockstars at Wood’s Hole) yesterday revealed information that…View More BP’s email subpoenas threaten to erode the scientific deliberative process
Last Friday was the 2 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The ramifications of the vast amount of oil…View More BP oil spill 2-year anniversary: link roundup