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|Main Title||Cumulative environmental effects of oil and gas activities on Alaska's North Slope /|
|Publisher||National Academies Press,|
|ISBN||0309506255; 9780309506250; 1280209437; 9781280209437|
|Subjects||Petroleum industry and trade--Environmental aspects--Alaska--North Slope. ; Oil and gas leases--Environmental aspects--Alaska--North Slope. ; Environmental impact statements--Alaska--North Slope. ; North Slope (Alaska) ; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Petroleum. ; Oliewinning. ; Gaswinning. ; Milieueffecten. ; Oil and gas leases--Environmental aspects--Alaska--North Slope Region ; Environmental impact statements--Alaska--North Slope Region|
|Collation||1 online resource (xiii, 288 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)|
"This project was supported by the Contract No. X-82827701 between the National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency."--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-288) and index. Print version record. Electronic reproduction.
1. Introduction -- 2. The human environment -- 3. The Alaska North Slope environment -- 4. History of oil and gas activities -- 5. Future oil and gas activities -- 6. Effects on the physical environment -- 7. Effects on vegetation -- 8. Effects on animals -- 9. Effects on the human environment -- 10. Filling knowledge gaps -- 11. Major effects and their accumulation. "In response to the request from Congress, the National Academies established the Committee on Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas Activities on Alaska's North Slope, which prepared this report. The committee was directed to review information about oil and gas activities (including cleanup efforts) on the North Slope and, based on its review, to assess the known and probable cumulative impacts of such activities on the physical, biotic, and human environments of the region and its adjacent marine environment."--Page 1.