Accession Number:

AD1053220

Title:

In Situ Monitoring of Dispersion in the Water Column, Final Product for the Detection and Mitigation of Oil within the Water Column Project

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD NEW LONDON CT NEW LONDON United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2018-01-31

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

After the use of dispersants is authorized and they are applied to an oil slick as an option to mitigate the impacts of an oil spill, the U.S. Coast Guard USCG National Strike Force NSF, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA Environmental Response Team ERT, andor commercial vendors carry out the Special Monitoring of Applied Response Technologies SMART protocol to determine the dispersants effectiveness in breaking down the slick into smaller droplets.

Subject Categories:

  • Solvents, Cleaners and Abrasives
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE