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Response To Marine Oil Pollution

Author : Douglas Cormack
ISBN : 9789401593014
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Response to Marine Oil Pollution - Review and Assessment is the essential source book, now updated, for all involved in marine oil pollution consequences and response. It covers policy, planning and operations, and provides technical assessment of the true nature of the problem, of the means to maximise the performance of current techniques and equipment, and of the bases for future improvements. This book provides a fundamental understanding of the oil properties and processes which determine the persistence and impacts of oils in the marine environment. It establishes parameters against which to evaluate performance of all current techniques and equipment, and the environmental impacts of their use. It identifies design parameters, and makes proposals for the creation and development of more effective equipment and techniques. The book also shows how a fresh approach to cargo transfer, and the scaling of spillage response provision to oil releases on immediate impact, will be more effective overall, and will ensure that approved waste handling and disposal facilities are not overwhelmed. The recent Sea Empress incident is reviewed to illustrate the points made and conclusions reached, and to emphasise the need for thorough salvage planning for all future incidents.

Manual On Oil Pollution

Author : International Maritime Organization
ISBN : 9280141775
Genre : Science
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This book provides a clear and concise overview of the present level of knowledge and expertise in the field of oil spill response. It covers the behaviour and fate of different types of oil when spilled and the effects on marine and coastal resources. Guidance is given on aerial surveillance, the at-sea measure of containment and recovery, and the use of chemical dispersants, and there are new chapters on in situ burning and bioremediation measures. Other chapters cover shoreline cleaning strategies, waste management and disposal. Guidance is provided on training, exercises and equipment maintenance and storage, and information is also given on liability, compensation and cost accounting.

Review Of The Interagency Oil Pollution Research And Technology Plan

Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Oil Spill Research and Development
ISBN : NAP:15166
Genre : Oil pollution of the sea
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Spills Of Nonfloating Oils

Author : Marine Board
ISBN : 9780309520157
Genre : Science
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Manual On Oil Spill Risk Evaluation And Assessment Of Response Preparedness

Author : International Maritime Organization
ISBN : 928011512X
Genre : Reference
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Manual on Oil Spill Risk Evaluation and Assessment of Response Preparedness, 2009 Edition. This Manual provides: information on oil spill risk evaluation and assessment For The development of preparedness and response; guidance for industry and governments, particularly those of developing countries, In assessing risk And The adequacy of contingency plans; and suggestions on how to resolve the potentially complex and varied issues of the assessment process

Protecting Marine Birds From Oil Pollution Impacts In Japan

Author : John Neal Fries
ISBN : UCAL:X63619
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Northern California Proposed Oil And Gas Lease Sale 91

Author : United States. Minerals Management Service
ISBN : UCSD:31822020693636
Genre : Offshore gas industry
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Vie Et Milieu

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ISBN : UCSD:31822009731449
Genre : Ecology
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Imo Unep Guidance Manual On The Assessment And Restoration Of Environmental Damage Following Marine Oil Spills

Author : International Maritime Organization
ISBN : 9280115014
Genre : Political Science
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On 27 July 2003, the oil tanker Tasman Spirit ran aground spilling a portion of its 67,000-tonne cargo of Iranian Light Crude Oil into Karachi Harbour, in Karachi, Pakistan. The loss of product resulted in environmental damage with heavy oiling of the shoreline in Karachi Harbour and surrounding areas. Recognizing the need for international guidance to assist nations in assessing damage to natural resources following major oil spills in the aftermath of this incident, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), soon thereafter, initiated the development of a manual on natural resource damage assessment and restoration following major oil spills. Given IMO's specialised expertise on preparedness for and response to accidental marine pollution issues and the long history of collaboration between IMO and UNEP, the two organisations agreed to the development of the Manual as a joint publication. With a view to providing operational guidance, the IMO/UNEP Guidance manual on the assessment and restoration of environmental damage following marine oil spills has been developed through the OPRC-HNS Technical Group of the Marine Environment Protection Committee of IMO, in full collaboration and partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme. The objective of the Manual is to provide guidance on strategies that may be used to assess the damage and subsequent recovery of the environment resulting from marine pollution incidents. Available techniques are considered together with criteria to help judge the feasibility of such measures to bring about successful recovery of those environments. The Manual emphasizes the importance of pre-spill planning and provides an overview of assessment techniques and restoration measures in various ecosystems. It also provides guidance on opportunities for compensation through the international oil compensation schemes. Practical examples of natural resource assessment and restoration are provided through a series of case studies.


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ISBN : UOM:39015036316563
Genre : Oil spills
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CD-ROM copy for 2001 contains also abstracts since 1969, full text proceedings for 1995-2001, and technical papers for 1995-1999.

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