Toxicity and mutagenicity of Gulf of Mexico waters during and after the deepwater horizon oil spill.

  title={Toxicity and mutagenicity of Gulf of Mexico waters during and after the deepwater horizon oil spill.},
  author={J H Paul and David J. Hollander and Paula G. Coble and Kendra Daly and Susan Murasko and D. English and Jonelle T. R. Basso and Jennifer A. Delaney and L Mcdaniel and Charles W. Kovach},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  volume={47 17},
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is unparalleled among environmental hydrocarbon releases, because of the tremendous volume of oil, the additional contamination by dispersant, and the oceanic depth at which this release occurred. Here, we present data on general toxicity and mutagenicity of upper water column waters and, to a lesser degree, sediment porewater of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico (NEGOM) and west Florida shelf (WFS) at the time of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and… 

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