Accession Number:

AD0758132

Title:

Evaluation of Surfactants, Sorbents, and Sinking Agents as Effective Oil Spill Cleanup Agents.

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This is a summary and analysis of four reports Control and confinement of oil pollution on water with monomolecular surface films Investigation of sorbents for removing oil spills from water Investigation of sinking methods for removal of oil pollution from water surfaces Feasibility study of the sandoil sink method of combatting a major oil spill in the ocean environment. Conclusions and recommendations are given. Author Modified Abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE