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Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Animated gif of the oil spill, seen or not been seen from space, depending on the angle of the sunshine.
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Since the explosion on April 20th and the subsequent sinking of the Deep Water Horizon Rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and the start of the subsequent massive (and ongoing) oil leak, many attempts have been made to contain and control the scale of the environmental disaster. On May 19, scientists of ESA reported that the oil would have reached the loop current and that it may reach Florida within 6 days.
(Date: 20/05/2010 RGB: B3B2B0)
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
On April 20, the Deepwater Horizon rig was ripped by an explosion that burned for two days until the rig sank. As the oil slick from the recent offshore oil rig disaster makes its way to Gulf Coast shores, expected to devastate the precious ecosystem and hurt struggling businesses.
Date : 10/05/2010
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Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
To give an idea of the size of this disaster, we compared the size of the oil slick with this of Mobile Bay. In real, the oil overlaps already a much larger area than visible on the image.
Date:09/05/2010
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Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
On April 20, the Deepwater Horizon rig was ripped by an explosion that burned for two days until the rig sank. As the oil slick from the recent offshore oil rig disaster makes its way to Gulf Coast shores, expected to devastate the precious ecosystem and hurt struggling businesses.
Date : 29/04/2010
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Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
Oil spill Gulf of Mexico
US Coast Guard is searching the Gulf of Mexico for at least 11 oil workers missing after an explosion and fire on an off-shore drilling platform. The Deepwater Horizon rig was still burning hours after the blast on Tuesday night, 84km (52 miles) south-east of the Louisiana port of Venice. Seventeen of the 126 workers were evacuated by air and sea on Wednesday. Another 98 were later rescued by boat. The rig is reportedly tilting about 70 degrees and threatening to topple over.
Date:21/04/2010
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Oil spill Gulf of Mexico