Science in a Time of Crisis: Tracking the Currents

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Part 5 of a 6-part series describing Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's efforts to understand the scope and impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. "Tracking the Currents" follows work by WHOI's Breck Owens to deploy an autonomous underwater glider to map and monitor currents in the Gulf immediately after the spill and throughout the summer.