As BP captures some Gulf oil, scientists worry that current will carry it to Fla. Keys
Jeffrey Collins and Matt Sedensky"ROBERT, La. (AP) With BP finally gaining some control over the amount of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, scientists are increasingly worried that huge plumes of crude already spilled could get caught in a current that would carry the mess all the way to the Florida Keys and beyond, damaging coral reefs and killing wildlife. "Scientists said the oil will move into the so-called loop current soon if it hasn't already, though they could not say exactly when or how much there would be. Once it is in the loop, it could take 10 days or longer to reach the Keys." Read on...
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"As BP captures some Gulf oil, scientists worry that current will carry it to Fla. Keys", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2010. Consulté le 29/11/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/as-bp-captures-some-gulf-oil-scientists-worry-that-current-will-carry-it-to-fla-keys