Accession Number:

AD0783790

Title:

An Examination of Alternative Methods for Employing Booms to Contain Oil Spills in Navy Harbors.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

102.0

Abstract:

A plan is formulated which enables a decision maker to determine the relative effectiveness of three methods for employing oil spill containment boom. The evaluation is based on a utility analysis of three defined methods for employing oil spill containment boom. A decision analysis technique is employed to determine the relative importance of parameters indicating the utility of each method for boom employment. The plan provides a means for balancing cost considerations against potential benefits. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE