Handbook of Oil Spill Science and Technology

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Provides a scientific basis for the cleanup and for the assessment of oil spills

  • Enables Non-scientific officers to understand the science they use on a daily basis
  • Multi-disciplinary approach covering fields as diverse as biology, microbiology, chemistry, physics, oceanography and toxicology
  • Covers the science of oil spills from risk analysis to cleanup and through the effects on the environment
  • Includes case studies examining and analyzing spills, such as Tasman Spirit oil spill on the Karachi Coast, and provides lessons to prevent these in the future
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About the author

Merv Fingas has 40 years of experience in oil and chemical spillresearch. He has authored over 850 technical publications andpapers including books, manuals and over 500 peer-reviewed papers.He has won over 20 awards for research and papers from the UnitedStates Government, Canadian Government and internationalconferences. Dr.  Fingas has also collaborated on studies withover 25 organizations around the world, coordinated studies forover 30 years through 6 internationally-attended committees anddeveloped co-operative projects with many international groups.

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John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Dec 29, 2014
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Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Technology & Engineering / Environmental / General
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