The Biological Response to Oil in the Marine Environment: A Review.
COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C OCEANOGRAPHIC UNIT
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It has been reported that from one to ten million metric tons of oil are injected into the ocean every year. A review of the literature indicates little is known about the short and long term fate and behavior of oil in the marine environment. Studies on the biological responses to oil have yielded ambiguous results. A recommended study to investigate biological responses to oil and its fractions in the marine environment is developed. Author
- Biological Oceanography
- Water Pollution and Control