oil spill clean-up Books

  • Oil Spills First Principles

    Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable 'accidents' resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of 'human error'. The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent ...

  • Clean up Guidelines

    Guidelines for presenting claims for clean up and preventive measures. These Guidelines have been published specifically to assist claimants who have incurred costs for clean up or preventive measures to better understand if, when, and how they can make claims for ...

  • Oil Spill Response: A Global Perspective

    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 in ...

  • Oil Spill Response: A Global Perspective

    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 in ...

  • The Use Of Chemicals in Oil Spill Response

    The latest research and design developments in the area of oilspill control dispersants and other chemicals. This comprehensive volume provides up-to-date information on how best to deal with this environmental concern, with a special focus on three categories: Laboratory Work: Testing oil spill dispersants, water-in-oil emulsion breakers, and ...

  • The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Second Edition

    Constant media attention on oil spills has created global awareness of their risks and the damage they do. Often under-reported is the average cost of the cleanup - often as high as $200 per liter of oil spilled. Oil is a necessity in today´s industrial society, and since our dependence on it is not likely to and any time soon, we will continue to ...

  • Oil Spill in the Kerch Strait : Ukriaine Post-Disaster Needs Assessment

    The report lists recommendations to help Ukraine complete its recovery from the oil spill that occurred in the Kerch Strait in November 2007, when a severe storm caused the Volgoneft-139 to release over 1,300 tonnes of fuel oil into the sea. The resulting extensive physical damage to the sea and land led to property losses, contamination of the ...

  • Disposal of Oil and Debris Resulting from a Spill Cleanup Operation

    This publication, Disposal of Oil and Debris Resulting from a Spill Cleanup Operation, contained papers presented at the Symposium on Disposal of Oil and Related Materials and Debris Resulting from a Spill Cleanup Operation which was held in Denver, Colorado, 6—7 November 1978. The symposium was sponsored by Committee F20 on Spill Control ...

  • Oil in the Sea III: Inputs, Fates, and Effects

    Since the early 1970s, experts have recognized that petroleum pollutants were being discharged in marine waters worldwide, from oil spills, vessel operations, and land-based sources. Public attention to oil spills has forced improvements. Still, a considerable amount of oil is discharged yearly into sensitive coastal environments.Oil in the Sea ...

  • The Clean Water Act Handbook, Second Edition

    This updated guide is the definitive resource to the provisions and complexities of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) and how it continues to evolve. Recent court rulings and the change of administration have resulted in significant changes that dramatically affect practitioners working in the area. This new edition provides detailed explanations ...

  • Carbon Nanomaterials in Clean Energy Hydrogen Systems

    The energy arteries of the corporate body of mankind are still fed mainly by fossil fuels; but they are in danger of running dry soon unless new energy sources are made available.One of the most important as well as the most ecologically pure power source is hydrogen, that constitutes the heart of hydrogen power engineering and considered as a ...

  • Carbon Nanomaterials in Clean Energy Hydrogen Systems

    The energy arteries of the corporate body of mankind are still fed mainly by fossil fuels; but they are in danger of running dry soon unless new energy sources are made available.One of the most important as well as the most ecologically pure power source is hydrogen, that constitutes the heart of hydrogen power engineering and considered as a ...

  • Practical Advances in Petroleum Processing

    Want to know how to make ULSD? Formulate a lube base stock? Clean up an oil spill? Optimize an entire refinery? From oil production to product blending, Practical Advances in Petroleum Processing provides general overviews and in-depth reference material on these topics and scores of others. When you want information on the chemistry and ...

  • An Introduction to Environmental Biotechnology

    An Introduction to Environmental Biotechnology provides an introduction to the subject of environmental biotechnology. Environmental biotechnology refers to the use of micro-organisms and other living systems to solve current environmental problems such as the detoxification of pollutants and clean-up of oil tanker spills. Additionally, it ...

  • Rational Design of Next-generation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Water Applications

    Despite the fact that nanotechnology has been present for a few decades, there is a big gap between what nanotechnology is perceived and what nanotechnology can truly offer in all sectors of water. The question to be answered is _x0018_what more can we expect from nanotechnology_x0019_ in the water field? The rational nano-design starts with ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition

    For student edition please click here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities is timely and continues to ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition - Student Edition

    This is the Paperback Student Edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats ...

  • Super-Reg® Environmental Compliance in [Your State]

    With this CD-ROM, State Environmental Compliance Becomes Manageable!Super-Reg®’s state environmental regulation database gives you clear explanations, analysis, and comparisons of complex environmental laws and 40 CFR regulations at both the state and federal levels. Convenient CD-ROM format means you have instant access to the updated federal and ...

  • Hydrogen Materials Science and Chemistry of Carbon Nanomaterials

    The energy arteries of the corporate body of mankind are still fed mainly by fossil fuels; but they are in danger of running dry soon unless new energy sources are made available. One of the most important as well as the most ecologically pure power source is hydrogen, that constitutes the heart of hydrogen power engineering and considered as a ...

  • Hydrogen Materials Science and Chemistry of Carbon Nanomaterials

    The energy arteries of the corporate body of mankind are still fed mainly by fossil fuels; but they are in danger of running dry soon unless new energy sources are made available. One of the most important as well as the most ecologically pure power source is hydrogen, that constitutes the heart of hydrogen power engineering and considered as a ...

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