This book provides a clear and concise overview of the present level of knowledge and expertise in the field of oil spill response. It covers the behaviour and fate of different types of oil when spilled and the effects on marine and coastal resources. Guidance is given on aerial surveillance, the at-sea measure of containment and recovery, and the use of chemical dispersants, and there are new chapters on in situ burning and bioremediation measures. Other chapters cover shoreline cleaning strategies, waste management and disposal. Guidance is provided on training, exercises and equipment maintenance and storage, and information is also given on liability, compensation and cost accounting.This book provides a clear and concise overview of the present level of knowledge and expertise in the field of oil spill response.
|Title||:||Manual on Oil Pollution|
|Author||:||International Maritime Organization|
|Publisher||:||IMO Publishing - 2005|