Ocean Currents Likely to Carry Oil Along Atlantic Coast

A detailed computer modeling study released today indicates that oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico might soon extend along thousands of miles of the Atlantic coast and open ocean as early as this summer. The modeling results are captured in a series of dramatic animations produced by the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Full Story »

Posted by fontleroy - via Amy Gahran, Memeorandum, Peter Avalos (f), Kaizar Campwala (f), Jeremy Caplan (f)

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by fontleroy - Jun. 12, 2010

From this model it looks like oil will hit the Atlantic Coast in about 20 to 25 days.

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