Oil Spill in Gulf
Flaring operations aboard the drillship Discoverer Enterprise
On April 20, an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 workers and launched the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf. What’s the effect on wildlife? The fishing industry? Tourism?
This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV/DT takes you to the recent “USF GeoExpo,” where students from both USF and area high schools got a chance to see the latest high-tech gear used in the geosciences and talk to some of the experts looking at the earth and water around us. Also: USF rocked as the university's Geology Department and the Geology Alumni Society teamed up for the recent "USF GeoExpo." This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM unearths the facts about the annual event, which gave USF students the chance to meet earth science professionals while the public could learn more about the field.