Research / Research

Deepwater Horizon Lessons Learned - Methodology and Operational Tools to Assess Future Oil Spills

Project Number
1079
Program
Progress Date
04/12/2019
Category
Performing Activity
Principal Investigator
George Graettinger
Contracting Agency
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Contract Award Value
$850,000.00
Estimated Completion Date
03/31/2019
Description

BSEE has teamed up with NOAA to provide control and validation for surface oiling characterization efforts. The ultimate goal was to validate and quantify the capabilities of various remote sensing systems and sensors, provide BSEE and NOAA the needed methodology and operational tools to assess future oil spills, and the ability to monitor and measure more accurately the thickness of surface oil slicks in the marine environment.
 

Latest progress update

The project is complete. The final report is posted below.

Status
Completed
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