NOAA produced a range of multimedia products capturing images and illustrating activities associated with the spill response.
On Monday, August 16, 2010, Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Dr. Jane Lubchenco hosted a live chat to answer questions about the safety of seafood from the Gulf of Mexico.
Following the initial effort to contain and clean up an oil spill, a Natural Resource Damage Assessment begins. This legal process determines how the oil spill has impacted our natural resources and the public's use of these resources. Learn more about the assessment process and purpose in this four-minute video.
Retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, National Incident Commander for the Deepwater Horizon Response, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, NOAA National Sea Turtle Coordinator Barbara Schroeder, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Meghan Koperski discuss how NOAA and FWS are striving to ensure fish and wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are rebounding from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.