Researchers “have spotted FLUORESCENT clouds in the deep Gulf, likely a byproduct of benzene in the water”
July 14th, 2010
How fast will the Gulf bounce back from the BP oil spill?, Christian Science Monitor, July 13, 2010:
[T]he unprecedented use of kerosene dispersants and the deep-water nature of the BP oil spill is littered with unknowns.
In localized places such as marshes and beaches, they could stretch the ability of the Gulf’s natural restorative powers to correct what one Gulf biologist calls man’s “insult” to the ecosystem.
Researchers, for example, have spotted fluorescent clouds in the deep Gulf, likely a byproduct of benzene in the water – a new phenomenon.