This handbook describes the most feasible and sophisticated technologies available at present for dealing with marine pollution caused by accidental contamination with crude or (less often) refined petroleum oils. The topics covered include: Legislative & Regulatory Background; Effects of Oil Spills on the Environment; Prevention and Control of Spills From Offshore Oil Production, Oil Transport, Oil Refining; Prevention and Control of Spills of Industrial Oils; Organization for Oil Spill Control; Oil Containment; Oil Removal From Open Water Surfaces, Streams, Lakes, Harbors and Beaches, and Underground Waters; Oil/Water Separator Devices; Physical and Chemical Treatments of Oil Spills; Disposal of Recovered Spill Material; Economics of Oil Spill Prevention and Control; Future Trends.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Noyes Data Corporation

    Mill Road at Grand Avenue
    Park Ridge, NJ  United States  07656
  • Authors:
    • Sittig, M
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Pagination: 466 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00071909
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Noyes Data Corporation
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ISBN-O-8155-0543-4
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 12 1974 12:00AM