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A comprehensive approach to problems with oil spills in marine environments

A comprehensive approach to problems with oil spills in marine environments

the Alaska story

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Published by Princeton Scientific in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil spills -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound Region -- Congresses.,
  • Bioremediation -- Congresses.,
  • Oil spills -- Environmental aspects -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound Region -- Congresses.,
  • Oil pollution of the sea -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Vlasta Molak ... [et al.]
    ContributionsMolak, Vlasta., Alaska Story (1990 : Cincinnati, Ohio)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18076100M
    ISBN 100911131264
    OCLC/WorldCa30788940

      Nixon and the Environment In , the Liberian-flagged tanker 7brrey Canyon ran aground near England's Land's End, the first supertanker accident and still among history's worst oil tanker spills.(1) In , the Exxon Valdez grounded in Alaska's Prince William Sound, causing the largest U.S. oil spill ever.   Monitoring of Ocean Oil Spills Based on Marine Remote Sensing Big Data; The Application of Marine Big Data to Sea Ice Classification with Deep Learning; Future Development Trends in Ocean Big Data; Readership: This book is intended for researchers and practitioners as it covers real-world applications of the technologies in marine big data.

    EPA/ November OIL SPILL AND OIL POLLUTION REPORTS May - July by Penelope Melvin, Helmut Ehrenspeck, and Paul Nordin Marine Science Institute University of California Santa Barbara, California Grant No. R Project Officer L. T. McCarthy, Jr. Oil & Hazardous Materials Spills Branch Industrial Environmental Research . The opening of the offshore oil industry in Mexico to foreign companies also threatens the biodiversity of sensitive Mexican coastal environments. It is imperative to know the actual state of these ecosystems in the south of the Gulf of Mexico to compile reference information and establish present conditions of marine biodiversity of the these.

    A report on land-based sources and activities affecting the quality and use of marine, coastal and related freshwater environments (including oil-related issues) has recently been published, as well as a report on threats to the marine environment ("A Sea of Troubles"). The report "Impact of Oil and Related Chemicals and Wastes on the Marine. The primary purpose of a shipboard oily water separator (OWS) is to separate oil and other contaminants that could be harmful for the oceans. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) publishes regulations through the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). On J , the MEPC issued new regulations that each vessel built after this date had to follow.


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