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The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: What can we learn from this disaster?

 
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Archive: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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Summary: Add this Web Seminar Archive to your NSTA Learning Center Library

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NOAA Deepwater Horizon Archive

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Summary: As the nation’s experts on oceanic and atmospheric science and the lead science agency for oil spills, NOAA was on the scene of the Deepwater Horizon incident since the earliest moments of the crisis.

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The National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS )

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Summary: The National Estuarine Research Reserves System protects more than 1.3 million coastal and estuarine acres in 28 reserves located in 22 states and Puerto Rico for purposes of long-term research, environmental monitoring, education and stewardship.

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The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.ppt

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Summary: February 2, 2011, PowerPoint Presentation

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An Earth-system Approach to Understanding the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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Summary: The Deepwater Horizon explosion on April 20, 2010, and the subsequent release of oil into the Gulf of Mexico created an ecological disaster of immense proportions. The estimates of the amounts of oil, whether for the amount released per day or the total...

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Archive: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: What Can We Learn from this Disaster?, February 2, 2011

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on February 2, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Atziri Ibanez, Audra Livergood and Will Underwood. In this Seminar, the presenters defined estuaries and showed examples of the estuarine reserve...

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Estuaries

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Summary: SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts.

Estuaries are bodies of water and their surrounding...

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Science Shorts: Learning From the Spill

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Summary: It is hard to imagine anything good coming from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill; even suggestions that the public and private sectors will learn and adapt to ensure that nothing like it can happen again are almost as difficult to digest as the massive...