Key elements in building up preparedness & response capability against major oil spills at sea in China

How to build up response capability dealing with major oil spills at sea has been an ongoing hot issue that draws high attention among experts and academia worldwide. In China, with the marine economy demonstrating continuous growth in recent years, this issue becomes even more urgent and draws closer attention than ever. In this paper, based on the significant issues revealed from current status of preparedness and response in China, probation is made into the core of these issues and four key elements are therefore pointed out and highlighted that basically constitute the response capability that should be given more attention and be efficiently implemented in the further improvement of response capability in China. Meanwhile the relationship between each element is also addressed and suggestions are provided as how to combine the four key elements so as to achieve the kind of integrated response capability that is adequate to deal with a major marine pollution accident.


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  • Accession Number: 01609081
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 16 2016 9:20AM