ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Today is the 6th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the northern Gulf of Mexico. A live stream of the 'Dispatches from the Gulf' will be held today via YouTube at 2pm est and 7pm est.
The documentary highlights research from GoMRI members following the oil spill. If you haven't seen the film, it features USF and C-IMAGE researchers throughout. Especially the summer Mud & Blood sampling cruises aboard the R/V Weatherbird II.
6 years later, USF charting long-term effects of BP oil spill - Tampa Tribune
USF researchers study impact of gulf oil spill - FOX 13 News
Oil spill inspired greater scientific knowledge of Gulf of Mexico - Tampa Bay Times