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BP Oil Spill: Where's the Oil?

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-08-06

Duration: 00:06:57

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Environment | Stone, Gregory W.

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Stone, Gregory Interviewee

Description

This segment from the August 6, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on where the oil from the BP Oil spill has gone. She visits Dr. Gregory Stone, the director of the LSU Coastal Studies Institute, at his lab in Baton Rouge to discuss the tools he is using to gather information on the location of the oil, including satellite imagery, acoustic Doppler current profilers, and a wave simulator. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford