STP1219

    Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Fate and Effects in Alaskan Waters

    Wells PG, Butler JN, Hughes JS
    Published: 1995


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    The first definitive exploration of the effects of this catastrophic oil spill since its occurrence in 1989. In addition to a comprehensive overview of the issues involved, 25 peer-reviewed papers cover the following key topics: • Chemistry and Fate of the Spill • Shoreline Impacts of the Spill • Effects on Fish and Fisheries • Effects on Wildlife • Archaeological Site Impact.


    Table of Contents

    Introduction, Overview, Issues

    Identification of Hydrocarbon Sources in the Benthic Sediments of Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Fingerprinting Hydrocarbons in the Biological Resources of the Exxon Valdez Spill Area

    Chemical and Toxicological Evaluation of Water Quality Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Clay-Oil Flocculation and its Role in Natural Cleansing in Prince William Sound Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Sheen Surveillance: an Environmental Monitoring Program Subsequent to the 1989 Exxon Valdez Shoreline Cleanup

    Use of Mussels and Semipermeable Membrane Devices to Assess Bioavailability of Residual Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons Three Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Shoreline Ecology Program for Prince William Sound, Alaska, Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Part 1—study Design and Methods

    Survey Design, Statistical Analysis, and Basis for Statistical Inferences in Coastal Habitat Injury Assessment: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Shoreline Oiling Conditions in Prince William Sound Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Shoreline Ecology Program for Prince William Sound, Alaska, Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Part 2—Chemistry and Toxicology

    Shoreline Ecology Program for Prince William Sound, Alaska, Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Part 3—Biology

    Shoreline Impacts in the Gulf of Alaska Region Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Status of Selected Bottomfish and Crustacean Species in Prince William Sound Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    An Assessment of Oil-Spill Effects on Pink Salmon Populations Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill—Part 1: Early Life History

    An Assessment of Oil-spill Effects on Pink Salmon Populations Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill—Part 2: Adults and Escapement

    A Field and Laboratory Assessment of Oil-Spill Effects on Survival and Reproduction of Pacific Herring Following the Exxon Valdez Spill

    Evaluation of the Toxic Properties of Naturally Weathered EXXON VALDEZ Crude Oil to Surrogate Wildlife Species

    Assessment of the Potential for Long-Term Toxicological Effects of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill on Birds and Mammals

    Use of Oil-Affected Habitats by Birds After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Density and Productivity of Bald Eagles in Prince William Sound, Alaska, After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Surveys of Murre Colony Attendance in the Northern Gulf of Alaska Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Common Murre Abundance, Phenology, and Productivity on the Barren Islands, Alaska: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Long-Term Environmental Change

    Recovery of Seabirds Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: An Overview

    Sea Otter Abundance, Distribution, and Pup Production in Prince William Sound Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Archaeological Site Protection: An Integral Component of the EXXON VALDEZ Shoreline Cleanup

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1219-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5293-9

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1896-6

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