SEDL / STP / STP659-EB
Chemical Dispersants for the Control of Oil Spills
McCarthy LT, Lindblom GP, Walter HF
The symposium on Chemical Dispersants for the Control of Oil Spills was held at Williamsburg, Va., 4-5 Oct. 1977. The symposium was sponsored by Committee F20 on Spill Control Systems, American Society for Testing and Materials. L. T. McCarthy, Jr., presided as symposium chairman. The editors of this publication are L. T. McCarthy, Jr., G. P. Lindblom, Exxon Chemical Company, and H. F. Walter, Department of Energy.
Table of Contents
Summary of the Panel Discussion
Some Observations on the Mechanism and Chemistry Aspects of Chemical Dispersion
Toxicity Testing in the United Kingdom for the Evaluation of Oil Slick Dispersants
Blackman R., Franklin F., Norton M.
A Small-Scale Laboratory Dispersant Effectiveness Test
Mackay D., Nadeau J., Ng C.
Acute Aquatic Toxicity and Dispersing Effectiveness of Oil Spill Dispersants: Results of a Canadian Oil Dispersant Testing Program (1973 to 1977)
Doe K., Wells P.
Logistic Requirements for Aerial Application of Oil Spill Dispersants
Allen A., Hildebrand P., Ross C.
Chemical Control of Oil Spills and Hazards
Some Guidelines for Oil-Spill Control in Coastal Environments, Based on Field Studies of Four Oil Spills
Blount A., Fischer I., Gundlach E., Hayes M., Ruby C., Stein R., Ward L.
Assessment Problems of Whether or Not to Treat Oil Spills
Oil Spill Control Chemicals—Oil Spill Control A Current View
Physical and Chemical Behavior of Small Crude Oil Slicks on the Ocean
Brown R., Johnson J., McAuliffe C.
Dispersant Field Trials in Canadian Waters—Use of Hovercraft as a Dispersant Spraying Platform
Evaluation of Equipment for Aerial Spraying of Oil Dispersant Chemicals
Barker C., Lindblom G.
Effect of a Chemical Dispersant on Microbial Utilization of Petroleum Hydrocarbons
Bhattachatya L., Traxler R.
Chemical Analysis of Dispersed Oil in the Water Column
Ahmadjian M., Brown C., Lynch P.
Drop Size Distributions in a Treated Oil-Water System
Jasper W., Kim T., Wilson M.
Practical Experience of Dispersant Usage
Garnett M., White I.
Dispersant Usage for Offshore Oil Spills
A System for the Application of Dispersants to the Problems of Oil Spill Clearance
Cormack D., Nichols J.
Effects of Dispersant Use on Shore Life
Apparatus for Application of Chemical Dispersants on Open Sea
Ecological Effects of Dispersants in the United Kingdom
Paper ID: STP659-EB
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