|Published:||Jun 08, 2010 12:16 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Jun 08, 2010 9:16 AM EDT|
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - University of South Florida
scientists are planning to talk about their discovery of large
underwater plumes discovered during a recent research trip to the
massive oil spill from a blown-out underwater well in the Gulf of
Researchers from USF's College of Marine Science said Friday
that lab tests confirmed the presence of dissolved oil in massive
deep water plumes initially discovered by sonar and other
technology aboard the research vessel Weatherbird II.
Scientists plan to discuss the plumes Tuesday, after an initial
news conference scheduled for Monday was postponed.
BP PLC denies that much oil has accumulated out of sight in the