Dispersants and response

Dispersants and response: Methods and products used during an oil spill response


Emily Maung-Douglass mug  Ask Emily about dispersants.


Emerging surfactants, sorbents, and additives for use in oil spill clean-up

Chemical dispersants and their role in oil spill response

Persistence, fate, and effectiveness of dispersants used during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Top 5 frequently asked questions about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Seminars and workshops

Beyond the response: A look at the science and policy behind dispersants
December 15, 2015 – Webinar

Understanding the toxicity of oil and dispersant mixtures, and the development of alternative dispersants
May 20, 2015 – Lafayette, LA

Exploring the intersection between oil spill science and response 
 February 6, 2017 – New Orleans, LA

Where did the oil go?
April 14, 2016 – Mobile, AL

Bridging the gap between oil spill researchers and responders workshop 
April 14, 2015 – Port Aransas, TX

Five years later, what have we learned?
March 18, 2015 – Point Clear, AL

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Publications photo by CONCORDE
Seminars and workshops photo by Dan DiNicola of RECOVER

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