This Google Map from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides a wealth of data about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The map shows the current extent of the oil spill and the nearshore and offshore estimated spill trajectories for the next three days.
The map also includes a number of layers that you can select to view on the map. The layers include (but are not restricted to):
- Radar Images
- Satellite Images [NASA MODIS]
- Seafood Safety
- Research Ships
- Fishery Closures
- Wildlife Observations
- Habitat Areas [Coastal Resources]
- Critical Habitat Areas
- Environmental Quality Baseline Data
- Charts, Surveys, Ships
- Current Weather
- Weather Forecasts
- Data Buoys & Observations
- Sea Floor Maps [Bathymetry]
- Public Safety/Infrastructure
- If it was my home ... - compare the oil spill to your town
- Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Map - Google's Crisis Response Team map
- Washington Post: TimeSpace Oil Spill Map - articles and images from the Washington Post
- How Big is the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill?
- Geotagged YouTube Videos of the Oil Spill