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Author Fingas, Mervin, author

Title Oil Spill Science and Technology, 2nd Edition / Fingas, Mervin
Edition Second edition
Published Gulf Professional Publishing, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (1078 pages
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 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 studies Supported with technological advances evolved from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil tragedy and events in the Arctic/Antarctic Multi-contributed from various industry experts to provide an extensive background in technical equipment and worldwide procedures used today
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Copyright &#169: Elsevier Science & Technology 2017
Issuing Body Made available through: Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company
Subject Engineering.
Form Electronic book
Author Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company