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    Oil Dispersants: New Ecological Approaches

    Flaherty LM
    Published: 1989

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    A positive and timely look at the use of dispersants to protect the environment. 23 papers include material on: dispersant testing; contingency planning for dispersant use cost effectiveness; new related products; ecological and freshwater dispersant applications; and training for dispersant applications; and training for dispersant use.

    Table of Contents


    Effects of Chemical Dispersant Agents on the Behavior and Retention of Spilled Crude Oil in a Simulated Streambed Channel

    Dispersant Use Guidelines for Freshwater and Other Inland Environments

    Dispersants in the Freshwater Environment

    Economic Evaluation of Dispersants to Combat Oil Spills

    The Use of Chemical Dispersants to Control Oil Spills in Shallow Nearshore Waters

    Field Experience with Dispersants for Oil Spills on Land

    The Effect of Elastomers on the Efficiency of Oil Spill Dispersants

    Use of a Computerized Spill Response Tool for Emergency Response, Personnel Training, and Contingency Planning

    The Crisis in Response Training

    A Computer-Assisted Planning System for Oil Spill Response Chemical Applications

    Approaches to Planning for Dispersant Use in Oil Spill Response

    Planning for Dispersant Use

    Dispersant Use Considerations

    Oil Dispersant Guidelines: Alaska

    Letters of Agreement for the Use of Dispersants

    Field Measurement of Effectiveness: Historical Review and Examination of Analytical Methods

    A New Pair of Eyes II. Looking at Dispersants from a Different Point of View

    Measurements on Natural Dispersion

    Laboratory Studies on Oil Spill Dispersants

    Design and Evaluation of a Large Boat-Mounted Dispersant Spraying System and Its Integration with Other Application Equipment

    Tropical Oil Pollution Investigations in Coastal Systems (Tropics): The Effects of Untreated and Chemically Dispersed Prudhoe Bay Crude Oil on Mangroves, Seagrasses, and Corals in Panama

    Dispersed Oil Effects on Tropical Nearshore Ecosystems

    The Behavior of Dispersed and Nondispersed Fuels in a Sewer System

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F20

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1018-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5079-9

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1194-3