Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, C-IMAGE
Listen to learn how scientists reanalyzed remotely sensed data taken in the late 1970s to study the Ixtoc 1 oil spill. Dr. Chuanmin Hu and his graduate student Shaojie Sun use the Landsat and Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS) data to develop “treasure maps” of oil from the IXTOC-1 spill to steer field studies. Listen in to find out how they did it.
Citation / Publisher Attribution
Forensic Oceanography, The Loop, Mind Open Media
Scholar Commons Citation
Levin, David; Hu, Chuanmin; and Sun, Shaojie, "Episode 9: Forensic Oceanography" (2017). The Loop. 9.