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Alcatraz - Projects and Events
Topics include the National Day of Service and Oil Spill.
Alcatraz Tide pools
Oil starts to wash up on the Alcatraz shores at 1415 hours.
Oil Spill from Alcatraz at 1330 hours
Oil bubbles start appearing along the surface of the water around Alcatraz at 1330 hours.
Oil spill on Alcatraz Island along Agave Trail
Oil begins to wash up along the shores of Alcatraz as seen here along the Agave Trail.
Oil Spill along the Alcatraz Pier
Oil appears all along the shores and pier around Alcatraz Island.
Oil Washes Along the Tidepools on Alcatraz
A thick coat of oil begins to wash up onto the tidepools along Alcatraz Island.
Oil washes up along the shores of Alcatraz
Photo showing the discoloration along the shores of Alcatraz due to the oil spill.
Oil appears along water surface around Alcatraz
A discoloration appears on top of the water surface around Alcatraz.
Oil Spill Washes Up Along Alcatraz
View of the tidepool areas along Alcatraz where oil has started accumulating.
Close Up of Oil Accumulating Along Shores
Close up view of oil accumulation along the shores of Alcatraz.
Oil Washes Along Shores 1530 hours
Photo of oil washing up along shores of Alcatraz.
Oil Spill Sample taken on Alcatraz
An oil sample was taken by a NPS Law Enforcement Ranger on Alcatraz.
Wildlife Impact on Alcatraz
Layers of oil have begun to seep into the rock crevices along the Alcatraz shores.
Oiled Crab on Alcatraz
Devastation to the wildlife is becoming more apparent as seen by this photo of a crab covered in oil.
Oiled Tide Pools on Alcatraz
Pools of oil begins to accumulated devastating the tide pool ecosystems all around Alcatraz Island.
Ribbons of Oil Around Alcatraz
Ribbons of oil can be seen spreading all around the island and washing up onto the shores.
Pools of Black towards Golden Gate
A dark black oil spot floats along the western shores of Alcatraz. In the distance, Golden Gate Bridge can been seen.
Oil Spill at Alcatraz
Ribbons of oil twist and turn in the water as pools of oil start to spread across the surface.
Oil Found on Agave Trail, Alcatraz
Oil found on Agave Trail on Alcatraz
View of the industries building from the stairs leading away from the recreation yard on Alcatraz Island.
Masks of Experience
Photo of masks created by students that participated in the Unlocking Alcatraz education program in 2002.
Last updated: August 1, 2014