Chemical Dispersants for the Control of Oil Spills

    McCarthy LT, Lindblom GP, Walter HF
    Published: 1978

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    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

    McCarthy L.

    Summary of the Panel Discussion

    McCarthy L.

    Some Observations on the Mechanism and Chemistry Aspects of Chemical Dispersion
    Canevari G.

    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
    Kaufman S.

    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
    Wilson M.

    Oil Spill Control Chemicals—Oil Spill Control A Current View
    Linblom G.

    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
    Gill S.

    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
    Coit R.

    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
    Nelson-Smith A.

    Apparatus for Application of Chemical Dispersants on Open Sea
    Allen T.

    Ecological Effects of Dispersants in the United Kingdom
    Cowell E.


    Committee: F20

    DOI: 10.1520/STP659-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4728-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0299-6

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