Oil Seeps in the Gulf of Mexico


Resource ID#: 126962 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast
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Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators, Students , Parents
Keywords: oil, ocean, ocenography, geology, FSU, Schmidt Ocean Institute, water column, sedimentary layers, gas hydrates, oil seeps, salt domes, diapir structure, Sigsbee Escarpment, bathymetry, continental drift
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

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