Oil Spill Science and Technology

Written By Mervin Fingas
Oil Spill Science and Technology
  • Publsiher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release : 01 November 2016
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
  • Pages : 1190 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Oil Spill Science and Technology written by Mervin Fingas which was release on 01 November 2016, this book published by Gulf Professional Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: "Oil Spill Science and Technology, Second Edition, "delivers a multi-contributed view on the entire chain of oil-spill related topics from oil properties and behaviors, to remote sensing through the management side of contingency planning and communicating oil spill risk perceptions. Completely new case studies are included with special attention to the Deepwater Horizon event, covering the impacts of wetlands and sand beaches, a mass balance approach, and the process for removing petroleum chemicals still trapped near Alabama beaches. Other new information on lingering oil left behind from the Exxon Valdez spill, the emergency system used in the Prestige incident, and coverage on the Heibei Spirit spill in Korea are also included. This updated edition combines technology with case studies to identify the current state of knowledge surrounding oil spills that will encourage additional areas of research that are left to uncover in this critical sector of the oil and gas industry. Updated with new chapters on risk analysis and communication, contingency planning, restoration, and case studiesSupported with technological advances evolved from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil tragedy and events in the Arctic/AntarcticMulti-contributed from various industry experts to provide an extensive background in technical equipment and worldwide procedures used today

Oil Spill Science and Technology

Oil Spill Science and Technology
  • Author : Mervin Fingas
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • Total pages : 1190
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : "Oil Spill Science and Technology, Second Edition, "delivers a multi-contributed view on the entire chain of oil-spill related topics from oil properties and behaviors, to remote sensing through the management side of contingency planning and communicating oil spill risk perceptions. Completely new case studies are included with special attention to ...

Handbook of Oil Spill Science and Technology

Handbook of Oil Spill Science and Technology
  • Author : Merv Fingas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-02-02
  • Total pages : 641
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Provides a scientific basis for the cleanup and for the assessment of oil spills Enables Non-scientific officers to understand the science they use on a daily basis Multi-disciplinary approach covering fields as diverse as biology, microbiology, chemistry, physics, oceanography and toxicology Covers the science of oil spills from risk analysis ...

Oil Spill Science and Technology

Oil Spill Science and Technology
  • Author : Mervin Fingas
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-12-03
  • Total pages : 1192
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : The National Academy of Sciences estimate that 1.7 to 8.8 million tons of oil are released into world's water every year, of which more than 70% is directly related to human activities. The effects of these spills are all too apparent: dead wildlife, oil covered marshlands and contaminated water chief among them. This ...

Oil Spill Science and Technology

Oil Spill Science and Technology
  • Author : Mervin Fingas
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-23
  • Total pages : 1078
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Oil Spill Science and Technology, Second Edition, delivers a multi-contributed view on the entire chain of oil-spill related topics from oil properties and behaviors, to remote sensing through the management side of contingency planning and communicating oil spill risk perceptions. Completely new case studies are included with special attention to ...

A New Direction for Federal Oil Spill Research and Development

A New Direction for Federal Oil Spill Research and Development
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007). Subcommittee on Energy and Environment
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 154
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Download or read online A New Direction for Federal Oil Spill Research and Development written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007). Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, published by which was released on 2009. Get A New Direction for Federal Oil Spill Research and Development Books now! Available ...

Oil Spill Response A Global Perspective

Oil Spill Response  A Global Perspective
  • Author : Walter F. Davidson,Kenneth Lee,Andrew Cogswell
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-06-20
  • Total pages : 365
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : International experts in the field of oil spill response, including reprsentatives from 26 NATO countries, participated in a workshop in Canada to discuss their experience in the development and application of current and emerging technologies for oil spill response in the marine environment. These presentations which form the basis of chapters ...

Oil Spill Monitoring Handbook

Oil Spill Monitoring Handbook
  • Author : Sharon Hook,Graeme Batley,Andrew Ross,Michael Holloway,Paul Irving
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release Date : 2016-10-03
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Oil spills can be difficult to manage, with reporting frequently delayed. Too often, by the time responders arrive at the scene, the slick has moved, dissolved, dispersed or sunk. This Oil Spill Monitoring Handbook provides practical advice on what information is likely required following the accidental release of oil or ...

The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup Third Edition

The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup  Third Edition
  • Author : Merv Fingas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-05
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Reflecting the rapid progress in cleanup technology since the previous edition, this revised and expanded third edition of The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup covers current cleanup techniques, how oil spills are measured and detected, and the properties of the oil and its long-term fate in the environment. It also ...

Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and Technology U S House of Representatives for the Congress

Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and Technology  U S  House of Representatives for the     Congress
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Download or read online Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and Technology U S House of Representatives for the Congress written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007), published by which was released on 2010. Get Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and Technology ...

Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and Technology U S House of Representatives for the Congress

Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and Technology  U S  House of Representatives for the     Congress
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007-2011)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Download or read online Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and Technology U S House of Representatives for the Congress written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007-2011), published by which was released on 2010. Get Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science and ...

Deluge of Oil Highlights Research and Technology Needs for Effective Cleanup of Oil Spills

Deluge of Oil Highlights Research and Technology Needs for Effective Cleanup of Oil Spills
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007). Subcommittee on Energy and Environment
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Download or read online Deluge of Oil Highlights Research and Technology Needs for Effective Cleanup of Oil Spills written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007). Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, published by which was released on 2010. Get Deluge of Oil Highlights Research and Technology Needs for ...

The Use of Dispersants in Marine Oil Spill Response

The Use of Dispersants in Marine Oil Spill Response
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology,Ocean Studies Board,Committee on the Evaluation of the Use of Chemical Dispersants in Oil Spill Response
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-24
  • Total pages : 340
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Whether the result of an oil well blowout, vessel collision or grounding, leaking pipeline, or other incident at sea, each marine oil spill will present unique circumstances and challenges. The oil type and properties, location, time of year, duration of spill, water depth, environmental conditions, affected biomes, potential human community ...

Responding to Oil Spills in the U S Arctic Marine Environment

Responding to Oil Spills in the U S  Arctic Marine Environment
  • Author : National Research Council,Transportation Research Board,Marine Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Polar Research Board,Ocean Studies Board,Committee on Responding to Oil Spills in the U.S. Arctic Marine Environment
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : U.S. Arctic waters north of the Bering Strait and west of the Canadian border encompass a vast area that is usually ice covered for much of the year, but is increasingly experiencing longer periods and larger areas of open water due to climate change. Sparsely inhabited with a wide ...

Oil Spill Recovery Technology

Oil Spill Recovery Technology
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Total pages : 319
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : Download or read online Oil Spill Recovery Technology written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere, published by which was released on 1978. Get Oil Spill Recovery Technology Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Petrodiesel Fuels

Petrodiesel Fuels
  • Author : Ozcan Konur
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • Total pages : 406
  • ISBN : 9780128094136
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Summary : This third volume of the handbook presents a representative sample of the population papers in the field of petrodiesel fuels. Following the substantial public concerns on the adverse impact of the emissions from petrodiesel fuels on the environment and human health, the research has intensified in the areas related to ...