An oil spill caused by the explosion and sinking of the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon was top news throughout the United States. SECOORA members contributed their resources and expertise to understanding the impacts and movement of the spill and still today are being tapped by the media for their expert opinions on the impacts of the event. We are tracking the value of SECOORA members' ocean observing technologies in tracking and aiding in responding to this incident as time progresses. View an overview of SECOORA's ongoing inventory of resources available in the region to contribute to oil spill efforts.
The links below provide access to more detailed information about SECOORA's efforts as well as educational resources and other links of interest.