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Oil Pollution in the North Sea : Handbook of Environmental Chemistry - Angela Carpenter

Oil Pollution in the North Sea

Handbook of Environmental Chemistry

By: Angela Carpenter (Editor)

Paperback Published: 28th March 2019
ISBN: 9783319795492
Number Of Pages: 312

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This volume offers a review of measures taken at different levels to prevent oil inputs to the North Sea from sources such as shipping and oil installations. A range of data from satellites, remote sensing, aerial surveillance, in-situ monitoring, oil spill sampling and beached bird surveys presents a comprehensive portrait of trends in oil pollution over many years. Topics include Bonn Agreement-based actions to eliminate illegal and accidental pollution from ships, OSPAR monitoring of oil installations, EMSA CleanSeaNet activities, and an internationally approved common standard for oil spills presented by the Bonn-OSINet. A chapter on the role of the IMO in preventing oil pollution from ships provides an international context, while others discuss efforts being made at the national level. A decadal review of the state of the North Sea prepared by OSPAR supports the view that there has been a significant reduction of oil inputs to the sea.
This thorough review addresses national and international agencies and government bodies, as well as policymakers and practitioners in the fields of shipping, ports and terminals, oil extraction and marine management. Further, it provides researchers with essential reference material on tools and techniques for monitoring oil pollution and offers a valuable resource for undergraduate and post-graduate students in the field of marine oil pollution.

ISBN: 9783319795492
ISBN-10: 331979549X
Series: Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 28th March 2019
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.46

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