Water Sampling Data for BP Spill/Deepwater Horizon

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill) began on 20 April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. Following the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, a sea-floor oil gusher flowed for 87 days, until it was capped on 15 July 2010. In response to the BP oil spill, EPA sampled air, water, sediment, and waste generated by the cleanup operations.

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Dates

Metadata Date October 22, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) April 29, 2011 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from Environmental Dataset Gateway FGDC CSDGM

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date October 22, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) April 29, 2011 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Land and Emergency Management - Office of Emergency Management (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata. Acknowledgement of the EPA would be appreciated., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -12.68151645
Bbox North Lat 61.7110157
Bbox South Lat 6.65223303
Bbox West Long -138.21454852
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Licence https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Licence Url https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2010-04-28
Temporal Extent End 2010-09-18

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