Gulf Oil Spill Resources
Climate Central Video
Dr. Heidi Cullen of Climate Central explains why this hurricane season is looking like it will be particularly active, and how a hurricane might mix with the Gulf oil spill.
Climate Central Feature Content
Climate Central Blogs
- The Scariest Thing Is That We Don’t Know: Reflections on the Gulf Oil Spill, Nicole Heller, June 8, 2010
- Taking Stock of Domestic Oil Consumption in the Wake of the Gulf Spill, Eric Larson, June 7, 2010
- Prioritizing Climate Change Adaptation, Nicole Heller, May 19, 2010
Near-real-time information about the response effort with information from NOAA, EPA, US Coast Guard and the Department of Interior.
- The Daily Glob (from the Society of Environmental Journalists)
- Google Crisis Response: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
- New York Times Green Blog: Oil Spill Resources
Louisiana Bucket Brigade/Tulane University: Oil Spill Crisis Map
A crowdsourced impact map that visualizes reports of the effects of the BP oil spill submitted via text message, email, twitter and the web.
ESRI: Interactive Social Media Map
Layers are based on social media postings about the Gulf spill. Also includes timeline and an economic impact maps.
Skytruth: Gulf Oil Spill Tracker
Layers are based on social media reports and categorized by location of oil and environmental impact.
If It Was My Home
Shows what the oil spill area would look like if transposed onto the user's geographic location.
- New York Times: Tracking the Oil Spill in the Gulf
Deepwater Horizon Joint Information Center
Maps and other resources from several federal agencies and BP.
- US Coast Guard Media Gallery
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
State of Louisiana
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)