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Oil Leak Off Louisiana MODIS Images – Apr 30

Posted by feww on April 30, 2010

Yin and Yang of the Oil Spill

Could it Get Worse? A Lot Worse? What are the two worst things about oil spills?

They spread, and they pollute!

Gulf Oil Spill Creeps Towards Mississippi Delta

The massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico continued spreading on April 29, 2010, moving perilously close to shore, according to news reports. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured a natural-color image of the oil slick just off the Louisiana coast. The oil slick appears as dull gray interlocking comma shapes, one opaque and the other nearly transparent. The northwestern tip of the oil slick almost touches the Mississippi Delta. Sunglint—the mirror-like reflection of the Sun off the water—enchances the oil slick’s visibility. Image and caption: NASA [Edited by Fire-Earth for brevity.]

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