OIL SPILLS IN THE ARCTIC OCEAN: EXTENT OF SPREADING AND POSSIBILITY OF LARGE-SCALE THERMAL EFFECTS

The following points are discussed: (i) oil transport by the large-scale motion of the ice pack, (ii) mixing of oil into the underlying water column, and (iii) difficulties involved in the clean-up of oil trapped in pressure ridges and undeformed ice.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also published in Science, V186, pp 843-846, 29 Nov. 74.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Washington, Seattle

    Department of Atmospheric Sciences
    Seattle, WA  USA  98195
  • Authors:
    • Martin, S
    • CAMPBELL, W J
  • Publication Date: 1974-8-28

Media Info

  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098201
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TR-28 Tech. Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: N00014-67-A0103-0007
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1975 12:00AM