Oil off Chandeleur islands as imaged from a balloon
See the boat and balloon tether in the upper left. Try navigating around a full map of this data here: maps.grassrootsmapping.org/may-9-chandeleur-balloon/
On Sunday, Stewart Long, Shannon and Mariko from Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and several other volunteers made it to the Chandeleur islands on a boat and in 9mph winds were able to image the slick making its way through the island chain. There appeared to be no booms in place.
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