THE TANKER/PIPELINE CONTROVERSY

The problems of drawing comparisions between alternative tanker and pipeline transportation systems are discussed. The statistical properties of mean values calculated for samples drawn from highly skewed populations are outlined. Existing U.S. spill data resources are critiqued. A sample regression result of number of spills vs. port calls is presented.

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  • Pagination: p. 95-99

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00177396
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Pollution Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Publication 4284
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM