Accession Number:

AD0759522

Title:

Development of a High Seas Oil Recovery System.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun-Dec 71,

Corporate Author:

OCEAN SYSTEMS INC RESTON VA

Report Date:

1972-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

122.0

Abstract:

A model test development study was conducted of a floating weir oil recovery system for rapid recovery of oil spilled on the high seas. The oil recovery system consists of two floating weirs connected by a flexible basin material. The operation of the system is based on the fact that oil thickens in front of a physical barrier moving relative to the water surface. Volume 1 contains a summary of model test results and prototype performance projections.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE