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3 June 2010

Oil Now in Areas Open To Fishing

There are several ways of seeing the extent of the oil slick on the water in the Gulf of Mexico. Visible light is just one way. A better way may very well be to use Synthetic Aperture Radar and look at the Gulf in high frequency radio light. The SAR image to the right is courtesy of CSTARS and the European Space Agency.  It shows the oil well.  It also …


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Where The Oil Will Go- Courtesy NCAR

Some ominous modeling data from the folks at the National Centers For Atmospheric Research (NCAR) today. The used a model to show where ocean currents may take the oil coming up in the Gulf. It’s important to realize that this is not a forecast of where the oil will be, but a model of where the currents would normally carry it. The NCAR explanation of this is below the video. …


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