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By Brianna Donet on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 10:08 am
(Photo credit: Christine Mikitaw/Flickr)
A team of scientists — including a University of Florida geologist — is using a British Petroleum grant to examine the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem. They’ve discovering detectable levels of oil have entered the food web.
By Chip Skambis on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 6:41 pm
The Oil Spill Commission Action issued its annual report card Wednesday. The report stated that the Gulf of Mexico is a safer than three years go, but there are still important things to do.
By Alexys Martinez on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:44 pm
With this weekend marking the two-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists, fishery experts and government officials will meet at the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium in St. Pete Beach, where they will share their research findings.
By UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman on August 25th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Isaac’s path shifts to over the Gulf of Mexico and is forecasted to strengthen.
By Forrest Smith on August 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm
If Tropical Storm Isaac comes through the main oil production sites in the Gulf of Mexico it could cause an increase in gas prices.
By Christina Lob on August 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm
As Tropical Storm Isaac looms in the Caribbean, Florida is preparing for what may come. Predicted to become a hurricane, preparation has begun including potential power outages. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Christina Lob reports on Progress Energy’s plan.
By UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:44 pm
The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season began with a bang, spawning four named storms by June 27 and breaking numerous records, including the fastest start to an Atlantic hurricane season in history. Two of the storms – Beryl and Debby – [...]
By Stephanie Denardo on June 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:55 am
Tropical Storm Debby has surprised many with its unpredictable path as it now hovers over the Gulf of Mexico. Rainfall amounts of 5 plus inches today and tonight may lead to continued flooding for many areas of the [...]