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Artificial modifications of the coast in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Quick solutions or long-term liabilities?

Martínez, M Luisa; Feagin, Rusty A; Yeager, Kevin M; Day, John; Costanza, Robert; Harris, Jim A; Hobbs, Richard; López-Portillo, Jorge; Walker, Ian J; Higgs, Eric; Moreno-Casasola, Patricia; Sheinbaum, Julio; Yáñez-Arancibia, Alejandro


The Deepwater Horizon oil spill threatened many coastal ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico during the spring and summer of 2010. Mitigation strategies included the construction of barrier sand berms, the restriction or blocking of inlets, and the diversion

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
DOI: 10.1890/100151


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