April 20th, 2015: Today marks the 5th year anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Above is an image with GOES SST composited from 17-19 of May showing the effect the Loop Current and associated eddies had on the transport of oil. Check out our research page for more on the oil spill.
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The LSU Earth Scan Laboratory has served Louisiana and beyond as an operational satellite receiving station for the past 25 years. We have produced a calendar dedicated to our founder, Dr. Huh, containing some of our best work. It can be obtained at the LSU Foundation's ESL Support page. Your purchase will go to support the ESL's continued research of hurricanes and coastal management, and real-time monitoring of environmental events.