Boyd, Doug
June 2011
Edge (East Carolina University);Summer2011, p10
The article describes how East Carolina University (ECU) scientists are studying the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on sea life at the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and the North Carolina coast. It says that the study aims to advance the technology of oil spill cleanups and for setting a baseline of oil presence in the coast. It adds that the scientists are assessing the number, condition and migration patterns of zooplankton to determine the oil spill's impact on the ocean's ecosystem.


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