IMPACT OF OIL ON THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

An estimated total of 2 to 20 million tons of oil are discharged to the marine environment annually. This report analyzes the impact of oil spills on the marine environment and its living resources. Subjects covered include: tainting, deoxygenation, carcinogenesis, effect on microbial populations, ethal, sublethal and heating effects, sorption of chlorinated hydrocarbons, interference with the gas exchange and routes into biosystems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Unipub

    Box 433, Murray Hill Station
    New York, NY  USA  10016
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 250 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00168244
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Unipub
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1978 12:00AM