PELAGIC TAR IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA, 1974-75

This paper discusses the potential danger for widespread oil pollution along the Mediterranean Sea. Evidence indicates that this is caused primarily by discharge tank washings and ballast by crude-oil tankers. Statistical data shows the comparison of tar concentrations over a period of years.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Harvard Univ., Cambridge, Mass. Pub. in Environmental Conservation, v2 n4 p275-281 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bermuda Biological Station for Research

    St George's West,   Bermuda 

    National Science Foundation

    Office for the International Decade of Ocean Exploration
    Washington, DC  USA  20550

    Harvard University

    Cambridge, MA  USA  02138
  • Authors:
    • Morris, B F
    • Butler, J N
    • Zsolnay, A
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00143678
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Contrib-629, NSF/IDOE-76-56
  • Contract Numbers: NSF-GX-32883, NSF-DES74-18094
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1977 12:00AM