Deepwater Horizon Disaster: An Intersection of Interests

Chris Reddy, senior scientist with the Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, discusses the various responses to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Recorded March 7, 2013, in Mayser Gymnasium.

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Petroleum hydrocarbons in the marine environment have been at the forefront of the news from the Exxon Valdez to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Reddy does research in the source, transport and fate of petroleum hydrocarbons in the marine environment. He has also advised the offices of Senator Edward Kennedy (MA), Senator John Kerry (MA), and Representative William Delahunt (MA) on oil spills and nanotechnology legislation (2008).

Co-sponsored by the departments of Chemistry, Earth and Environment and Biology.

This event is open to the public.

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