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PLEASE REC THE NEW MOTHERSHIP. DO NOT REC this old Mothership any longer so she will fall off the rec list.

The current ROV DIARY: BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 137.

Rules of the Road

  • We take volunteers for subsequent diaries in the sub diaries or ROV's as we have playfully coined them.
  • Please rec this mothership diary, not the ROVs.
  • Please be kind to fellow kossacks who may have limited bandwidth and refrain from posting images or videos.

PLEASE visit Crashing Vor and Pam LaPier's diaries to find out how you can help the Gulf now and in the future. We don't have to be idle! And thanks to Crashing Vor and Pam LaPier for working on this!

Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill Reference Material - from Whitis is the best source for everything..   The quantitative data diary has also been moved there.

Kossak Sillia gives a concise explanation of the mothership and liveblog:

This diary, that is, the mothership, forms the hub from which you can reach the other diaries. Or, think of it as a table of contents in the front page of a book. You use this diary to find a link to the latest discussions. You can also find links here to past discussions (previous diaries) if you wanted to read them.

The actual liveblog diaries (in this case playfully referred to as a 'submersible' or ROV) is where the discussion is--once one of these gets so long that its size is cumbersome, they start a new one. So if you wanted to join in to the most current discussion, you'd click the most recent link. But they leave the links there so that people can still go back and read the older ones if they wish.

The reason for this setup is that it prevents the recommended list from being filled up with many diaries on the same topic. Instead just the mothership will appear on the rec list where everybody can find it, which they can use to navigate to the latest discussion. (That's why we are asked to "rec" the mothership but not the other diaries, just reduces confusion.)
I hope this is sort of what you were wanting to know...

Video Feeds

The best multi-view feed
BP Video Feed
CNN multi camera view
PBS This PBS feed is security compliant.
BP videos - Links to all available live feeds from BP
WKRG - Mobile/Pensacola (contains link for an iPhone app at the bottom)
ABC News
A multi-view with feeds from BP, C-SPAN-2, WKRG, and PBS
Vote For America's awesome clickable multi-view
Courtesy of Whitis, here are two additional video links:
Primary feed
Secondary feed

Links, courtesy of several Kossacks

Liveblog diaries
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 135 - Yasuragi
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV #134 - Oil in the Sound - khowell
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 133 - peraspera
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 132 - rubyr
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 131 - Tomtech
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 130 - Darryl House
Disaster in the Gulf, Courtesy of BP - ROV #129 - papicek
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 128 - gchaucer2
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #127 - E.O. Wilson Edition - Khowell
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 126 w/Herman Melville - David Kroning II
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #125 - gchaucer2
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #124 - Tomtech
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #123 - Yasuragi
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #122 - Solstice Edition - Darryl House
BP Gulf of Mexico Disaster Father's Day on the Gulf Edition Continued #121 - Pam LaPier
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 120 - KHowell
BP Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #119 - Peraspera
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 118 - Cosmic Debris
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 117 - Yasuragi
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster Sperm Whale Edition ROV #116 - Pam LaPier
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 115 - rubyr
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 114 - conchita
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 113 - khowell
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 112 - khowell
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 111 - yawnimawke
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 110 - politik
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 109 - cosmic debris
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 108 -Yasuragi
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 107 - Wee Mama
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 106 - rubyr
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 105 - khowell
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 104 - gchaucer2
BP Liveblog ROV 103 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 102 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 101 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 100 - Thanks to the crew and Remember - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 99 - politik
BP Liveblog ROV 98 - peraspera
BP Liveblog ROV 97 - Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 96 - gchaucher2
BP Liveblog ROV 95 - alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV 94 - yawnimawke
BP Liveblog ROV 93 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 92 - Darryl House
BP Liveblog ROV 91 - Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 90 - joanneleon
BP Liveblog ROV 89 - papicek
BP Liveblog ROV 88 - politik
BP Liveblog ROV 87 - Darryl House
BP Liveblog ROV 86 - Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 85 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 84 - Lorinda Pike
BP Liveblog ROV 83 - peraspera
BP Liveblog ROV 82 - Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 81 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 80 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 79 - peraspera
BP Liveblog ROV 78 - rubyr
BP Liveblog ROV 77 - papicek
BP Liveblog ROV 76 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 75 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 74 - Lorinda Pike
BP Liveblog ROV 73 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 72 - quinn
BP Liveblog ROV 71 - alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV 70 - yawnimawke
BP Liveblog ROV 69 - JasperJohns
BP Liveblog ROV 68 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 67 - peraspera
BP Liveblog ROV 66 - JasperJohns
BP Liveblog ROV 65 - Digitalmuse
BP Liveblog ROV 64 - hester
BP Liveblog ROV 63 - heart of a quince
BP Liveblog ROV 62 - whitis
BP Liveblog ROV 61 - Lusty
BP Liveblog ROV 60 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 59 - Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 58 - RhymesWithUrple
BP Liveblog ROV 57 - Detroit Mark
BP Liveblog ROV 56 - Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 55 - Groucho Marxist
BP Liveblog ROV 54 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 53 - Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 52 - hester
BP Liveblog ROV 51 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 50 - peraspera
BP Liveblog ROV 49 - middleagedhousewife
BP Liveblog ROV 48 - politik
BP Liveblog ROV 47 - Lusty
BP Liveblog ROV 46 - Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 45 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 44 - Pakalolo
BP Liveblog ROV 43 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 42 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 41 - Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 40 - hester
BP Liveblog ROV 39 - OpMama
BP Liveblog ROV 38 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 37 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 36 - splashy
BP Liveblog ROV 35 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 34 - OpMama
BP Liveblog ROV 33 - yawnimawke
BP Liveblog ROV 32 - Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 31 - splashy
BP Liveblog ROV 30 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 29 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 28 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 27 - Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 26 - Alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV 25 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 24 - hester
BP Liveblog ROV 23 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 22 - papicek
BP Liveblog ROV 21 - weatherdude
BP Liveblog ROV 20 - joanneleon
BP Liveblog ROV 19 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 18 - yawnimawke
BP Liveblog ROV 17 - weatherdude
BP Liveblog ROV 16 - politik
BP Liveblog ROV 15 - RhymesWithUrple
BP Liveblog ROV 14 - johnsonwax
BP Liveblog ROV 13 - Middleagedhousewife
BP Liveblog ROV 12 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 11 - Overseas
BP Liveblog ROV 10 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 9 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 8 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 7 - miep
BP Liveblog ROV 6 - alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV 5 - Liveblog
BP Liveblog ROV 4 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 3 - sc kitty
BP Liveblog ROV 2 - conchita
BP LiveBlog ROV 1 - khowell
Top Kill has begun! - Tomtech


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