Accession Number:

AD0783990

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

479.0

Abstract:

Contents The occurrence and amount of pelagic tar in the open ocean The surface activity of petroleum and its influence on the behavior of oil at sea Biological fates of petroleum hydrocarbons in aquatic macroorganisms Biological effects of chronic oil pollution on coastal exosystems Uptake and depuration of specific hydrocarbons from oil by the bivalves rangia cuneata and crassostrea virginica Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon pollution of the marine environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE