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Surface Residual Ball
Surface Residual Ball
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Title: Surface Residual Ball


Surface residual ball (SRB) made of a mix of oil and sand on Gulf of Mexico beach.

Location: USA

Date Taken: 5/8/2011

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Photographer Organization: U.S. Coast Guard

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


OPERATIONAL SCIENCE ADVISORY TEAM (OSAT-3), Unified Command, Investigation of Recurring Residual Oil in DiscreteShoreline Areas in the Eastern Area of Responsibility (13.2 MB PDF)

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Type: JPEG image - 551.79 KB
Dimensions: 1023 x 724

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Tags: Coastal DeepWaterHorizon GulfOfMexico Marine NR2014_02_06 Oil Research Sand SurfaceResidualBall



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