Footprint of Deepwater Horizon blowout impact to deep-water coral communities.

@article{Fisher2014FootprintOD,
  title={Footprint of Deepwater Horizon blowout impact to deep-water coral communities.},
  author={Charles R. Fisher and Pen-Yuan Hsing and Carl L. Kaiser and Dana R. Yoerger and Harry H. Roberts and William W Shedd and Erik E. Cordes and Timothy M. Shank and Samantha P Berlet and Miles G Saunders and Elizabeth A Larcom and J. M.-P. Brooks},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2014},
  volume={111 32},
  pages={11744-9}
}
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) blowout occurred, releasing more oil than any accidental spill in history. Oil release continued for 87 d and much of the oil and gas remained in, or returned to, the deep sea. A coral community significantly impacted by the spill was discovered in late 2010 at 1,370 m depth. Here we describe the discovery of… CONTINUE READING

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