Accession Number : ADA072859


Title :   The Proceedings of the Conference on Assessment of Ecological Impacts of Oil Spills Held 14-17 Jun 1978, Keystone, Colorado.


Corporate Author : AMERICAN INST OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ARLINGTON VA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a072859.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1978


Pagination or Media Count : 945


Abstract : Partial Contents: The Socio-Economic-Legal Aspects of Oil Spills--The comprehensive oil pollution liability and compensation act; From Torrey Canyon to Ekofisk (A study of legislation by crisis), Proposals for reform in the assessment of oil spill damages, and Economic values and ecologic impacts associated with oil spills: The Impact of The Argo Merchant Spill (12/15/76); The Impact of the Bouchard No. 65 Barge Spill in Buzzards Bay (1/28/77); The Imapct of the NEPCO no. 140 Barge Spill in the St. Lawrence River; Impact of the Ekofisk Bravo Blowout (4/22/77) in the North Sea; Effects of Spills on Wildlife; Effects of Spills on Water Column Organisms; Effects of Spills on Benthic Organisms; and Effects of Spills in Extreme Climatic Zones.


Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA , *MARINE BIOLOGY , *ECOLOGY , *OIL SPILLS , COASTAL REGIONS , DAMAGE ASSESSMENT , WATER POLLUTION , CALIFORNIA , RIVERS , BIRDS , OCEAN ENVIRONMENTS , WILDLIFE , LEGISLATION , TEXAS , FISHES , PETROLEUM PRODUCTS , MASSACHUSETTS , BENTHONIC ZONES , ARCTIC REGIONS , PLANKTON , GREENLAND , TANKER SHIPS , NORTH SEA , PUERTO RICO , CHESAPEAKE BAY


Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE