Topic: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
US and Australian scientists measured the plume from the Gulf oil spill during a research cruise. The findings are published Thursday.
08/19/2010 07:41 pm
Scientists are using sophisticated tools to estimate the flow of oil responsible for the BP oil spill. Some techniques are commonly used to show scientific principles, but are not often applied to real-world problems.
06/11/2010 08:41 pm
New figures could mean 42 million gallons to more than 100 million gallons of oil have already fouled the Gulf's delicate ecosystem.
06/11/2010 04:20 pm
The latest revisions from four teams of scientists find that up to 1.76 million barrels from the BP oil spill had escaped into the Gulf of Mexico by June 3.
06/11/2010 12:14 pm
The spill was flowing at a daily rate that could possibly have been as high as 2.1 million gallons, twice the highest number the federal government had been saying.
06/11/2010 11:37 am
The space shuttle Atlantis returned back to Cape Canaveral in Florida this morning after its final scheduled mission.
05/26/2010 12:29 pm
An increase in ocean salinity suggests an increase in the net evaporation of the water.
05/24/2010 04:32 pm
Scientists have found that the devastating Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake has placed stresses on the fault system beneath the island nation, which could lead to another major quake.
05/21/2010 02:12 pm
After this flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis there are only two space shuttle missions left before the orbiters are retired.
05/14/2010 04:52 pm
What scientists know about how oil spills affect the environment is drawn from a range of past events, no two of which have been alike. Because the blowout occurred 5,000 feet below below the water surface, the Gulf oil spill is unchartered territory.
05/10/2010 03:45 pm