Accession Number:

AD0783989

Title:

Background Papers for a Workshop on Inputs, Fates, and Effects of Petroleum in the Marine Environment. Volume I.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

391.0

Abstract:

Contents The sources of oil entering the sea Input of petroleum to the marine environment Petroleum inputs to the marine environment from lang sources European experience in the identification of waterborne oil Analytical techniques for the determination of petroleum contamination in marine organisms The quantitative determination of trace concentrations of petroleum-derived pollutants in the ocean Partitioning of hydrocarbons between the atmosphere and natural waters Hydrocarbon biodegradation kinetics Analytical approach in the evaluation of biological damage resulting from spilled oil.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE