Review of Santa Barbara Channel Oil Pollution Incident.
Water pollution control research series,
BATTELLE-NORTHWEST RICHLAND WASH PACIFIC NORTHWEST LAB
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The purpose of the review was to assemble a synopsis of defensive, control and clean-up activities in the Santa Barbara Channel in as much technical detail as possible. The contents include the following topics Environmental conditions Geography, prevailing meteorological conditions, oceanographic conditions Description of the source Management considerations and contingency planning Control of released oil Control at source, control at sea, defense of harbors, defense of beaches Surveillance Visual observation, photographic, remote sensors Distribution and behavior of oil at sea Beach and harbor problems Winter storm effects, fire hazards, special constraints, littoral sand transport Shoreline restoration methods Disposal of wastes and recovered oil Biological and ecological surveys and findings Sea birds, intertidal and nearshore communities, offshore and benthic surveys, marine mammals.
- Water Pollution and Control