10/17/2017 - Lessons from Deepwater Horizon, when Science and the Media Collide


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Geology 3656

Presented By:
David Valentine - UCSB


The 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico was an event of national significance that placed geoscientists in the in the media spotlight. During this seminar I will talk about the questions that drove scientists to study this event, the resolution to some of those questions, and the interplay with an information-starved media.

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