After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the government began planning a lot of scientific studies and collecting a lot of data on the spill's impacts.
Learn about the digital solution NOAA created to gather together and organize what would become an unprecedented amount of scientific data from this spill.
Dolphins washing up dead in the northern Gulf of Mexico are not an uncommon phenomenon.
What has been uncommon, however, is how many more dead bottlenose dolphins have been observed in coastal waters affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the five years since.
During the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, NOAA debuted the online mapping tool ERMA, which organized crucial response data into one common picture for everyone involved in this monumental spill.
Learn how NOAA developed this pivotal piece of technology under the pressure of a real emergency.
NOAA science adviser Charlie Henry received an urgent phone call in the middle of the night on April 20, 2010.
He was told of an explosion and fire on the drilling platform Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico.
This began months of unusual challenges and stresses that Henry and his NOAA colleagues will never forget.
The programs of the CAMEO software suite are designed to help prepare for and respond to chemical emergencies.
Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) maps provide a concise summary of coastal resources at risk if an oil spill occurs nearby.
ERMA is an online mapping tool integrating static and real-time data in a centralized, easy-to-use format for environmental responders and decision makers.
ADIOS is an oil spill response tool that models how different types of oil weather in the marine environment.
GNOME is a software modeling tool used to predict the possible route pollutants might follow on the water's surface.
The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet is a software program which predicts chemical reactivity for thousands of common hazardous chemicals.
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