NASA High-Definition Satellite Images of BP Oil-Spill Invasion of Fragile Mississippi Delta


These images, acquired on May 24 by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA’s Terra spacecraft, show the invasion of oil from the former Deepwater Horizon rig into Louisiana’s wildlife habitats and the highly sensitive and complex natural environment of the Mississippi delta, one of the most important in the nation.The source of the spill is located off the southeastern (bottom right) edge of the images.  



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