Every snow often oil, microbes, and sediment get together and sink

July 22, 2020 – scroll down for presentation videos.

Speakers, below, covered marine snow and the role it played before, during, and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Click here for the agenda.

Monica Wilson, Florida Sea Grant, Introduction – view slides here.

Antonietta Quigg, Associate Vice President for Research & Graduate Studies, Texas A&M University Galveston, Marine oil snow sedimentation and flocculent accumulation – view slides here.

Kai Ziervogel, Director of Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory, University of New Hampshire,Microbial interactions with marine oil snow: Insights into the formation and fate of sinking oil – view slides here.

Kendra Daly, Professor, University of South Florida, Ecosystem impacts on the formation and transport of oil-associated marine snow – view slides here.

Question-answer panel with all speakers

Questions? Please contact Monica Wilson with UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant at monicawilson447@ufl.edu or 727.553.3516.

Featured image of marine snow by Andrew Warren.