Thursday, June 10, 2010

Gulf of Mexico (Spill) Disaster

Imagine the footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil dispersion roughly centered on your home town. Here is what it looks like in New Mexico. on heading and see the image

A Michigan software developer has created a map that plops the spill area on top of any location on the globe, and updates the area as it grows.

Note that the current area of the Deepwater Horizon oil catastrophe (mid-June 2010) now covers about three times the surface area of solar photovoltaic panels required to power the current annual electrical demands of the USA.