An Examination of Alternative Methods for Employing Booms to Contain Oil Spills in Navy Harbors.
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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
- Marine Engineering
- Water Pollution and Control