User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Oil Spills (1994)

Dr. Dad's PH3



Genre: Educational

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994

Duration: 00:14:18

Subjects: Educational films | Science | OIL SPILLS | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Portier, Ralph J. | Microorganisms


  • Tomecek, Steve Host
  • Portier, Ralph Interviewee


In this episode of the series “Dr. Dad’s PH3” from 1994, Dr. Dad teaches Olivia and her friends how to clean up an oil spill using sorbents. Dr. Dad also visits Dr. Ralph Portier, an environmental sciences professor at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, who discusses his research into using microbes to clean up land spills.