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UDaily: Presentation to consider challenges of predicting motion in the ocean

UDaily: Presentation to consider challenges of predicting motion in the ocean

The motion of the ocean creates a challenge for those who need to track oil spills, find downed aircraft, and locate other objects in the deep blue.

In fact, four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists continue to study the effects of that disaster to learn about the impact on the Gulf of Mexico, and gather data to improve spill detection, mitigation and clean-up in the event of another oil spill.

A Science Café presentation, “Oil Spills, Airplanes, and Rubber Duckies: The Challenges of Predicting Motion in the Ocean,” will be held on Monday, July 28, from 5:30-7 p.m., at the Deer Park Tavern, 108 West Main Street, Newark.

Those who attend can enjoy free appetizers and engaging conversation in a fun and casual atmosphere.

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