NASA timelapse shows oil spill progression from space
Posted at 3:35 PM on June 4, 2010
by Paul Huttner
Filed under: Gulf oil spill, Remote sensing
Check out these actual images from NASA's high resolution MODIS Terra and Aqua satellties of the oil spill over time.
The progression shows just how the spill has grown in area and spread over the past few weeks.
The image below from May 24th shows the oil penetrating the sensitive coastal marshes of the Mississippi Delta.
(click on picture for larger image)