Environmental impacts of oil spills

July 18, 2011

Oil spill photo by Thomas Azwell Photo by Thomas Azwell

Graduate student Thomas Azwell's research focuses on a better understanding of the environmental impacts of oil spills and innovating better technologies for oil spill response, remediation and restoration.

After serving as the environmental lead for the Deepwater Horizon Study Group during the investigation of the Gulf spill, Thomas has begun developing environmentally sound approaches to remediating and restoring the marshes of Louisiana.

Learn more on Thomas's Research Page

Below is a short video produced by the California Academy of Science featuring Thomas's response to the Gulf spill:


Oil in the Gulf, One Year Later