Google offers a ton of info about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

We’ve posted a few times (April 28, April 30) with imagery from the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now Google has published an official “crisis response” page for the oil spill, highlighting a lot of different resources and information.

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These resources include a variety of satellite images, boom placement, fishing closures and all of kinds of other information about the spill. In addition, they offer a variety of links to places where you can offer your time or resources to aid in the effort.
Check it all out on the Google crisis response – Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill site.

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



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