Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico April 29th View

2010/119 - 04/29 at 16 :48 UTC

Oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico

 

(Input Direct Broadcast data courtesy Direct Readout Lab, NASA/GSFC)

Satellite: Terra

 

NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

 

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  • PinkSodaPop 5y

    So sad --- I hope we can recover from this, as well as our environment ----I hope this will advance and allow better safeguards/safer policy on drilling in the Gulf.
  • Ruben S. 5y

    It is sad .........
    Hope the clean up doesn't take forever .
  • Kyle Tremlett 5y

    Did it effect the Humpback whales migrating back up North to Alaska with there young?
  • haveacorona 5y

    To Alaska? Were they heading through the Panama canal?
  • Kyle Tremlett 5y

    @ haveacorona my mistake, I jumped the gun, I thought the spill was on the other side, ta.
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