Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 59 OF 65
|Main Title||Tanner Bank mud and cuttings study /|
|Subjects||Drilling muds--Environmental aspects--California, Southern ; Offshore oil well drilling--Environmental aspects--California, Southern ; Boring ; drilling (process) ; Drilling muds--Environmental aspects--California--Tanner Bank ; Offshore oil well drilling--Environmental aspects--California--Tanner Bank|
|Collation||xv, 495 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm|
Principal investigators: Robert P. Meek, James E. Lindsey. "April 1978." Includes bibliographical references (pages 489-495). "Tract leases for oil and gas exploration on the outer continental shelf (OCS) along southern California were issue to Shell Oil Company through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ... The bank is a pristine oceanic reef, remote from the effects of human activity. Its plant and animal communities are diverse, and many species are very abundant. The Pacific OCS Office of BLM designated Tanner a 'unique biological area' ..."--Page 4.