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  United States  20550

    Harvard University

    Cambridge, MA  United States  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