This report estimates the amounts of petroleum hydrocarbons (PHCs) which enter the seas each year; examines the primary sources of oil pollution; lists the known adverse effects of PHCs in the oceans; describes areas where more knowledge is needed and where specific research should be done; and recommends controls that should be undertaken to reduce the flow of PHCs to the oceans.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Academy of Sciences

    2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20418
  • Publication Date: 1972-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 109 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00084452
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1975 12:00AM