The Fantastical Beasts of the Deep Gulf of Mexico

I recently returned from nearly two weeks at sea with a motley and intrepid crew exploring the Gulf of Mexico almost a mile and half…

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Reddit AMA (Saturday May 27th): DSN on a boat, throwing wood in the ocean!

UPDATE (5/27): Here’s our Reddit AMA link – ask us anything about deep-sea science! https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6dng31/i_am_a_marine_scientist_im_on_a_boat_right_now_in/ WE’RE ON A BOAT! That’s right, The Blogfather Dr. M…

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Dramatic impacts on beach microbial communities following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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…

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BP’s email subpoenas threaten to erode the scientific deliberative process

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…

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