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Shell Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Public Lab is part of the Gulf Monitoring Consortium, an alliance launched after the BP Disaster of 2010. Members and partners of the Consortium have been posting information, and we will be linking to those resources and updating this wiki page in the weeks ahead.

Currently, the spill is located 97 miles off the shore of Louisiana. Public Lab has not identified an application of our particular tools and methods of aerial mapping. As the situation develops, we remain open to contact from groups needing assistance. And we leave this page open for updates on the situation from citizen scientists and community members.

Documentation from On Wings of Care:
NEW May 18, 2016 blog: Revisiting the site of last weeks Shell Oil Spill
May 15, 2016 blog: Shell Oil Spill, offshore Gulf of Mexico
Flyover video from May 15, 2016

Documentation from Vanishing Earth:
NEW May 18, 2016 blog: Unseen Video of Shell's Gulf Oil Leak
May 14, 2016 blog: Shell Gulf of Mexico Oil Leak

Documentation from SkyTruth:
May 16, 2016 blog: Oil Spill Response is a Joke

Articles on
May 16, 2016: Researchers in Gulf to Study Shell Oil spill
May 12, 2016: Shell: Damaged flowline caused oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
May 12, 2016: Shell spills 88,000 gallons of crude oil off Timbalier Island: Coast Guard

Map being created by Scott Eustis (@eustatic) of Shell Offshore Inc's pipelines from the public BOEM data. If you are interested in contributing to this map, the BOEM data lives here.