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Main Title The basics of oil spill cleanup /
Author Fingas, Mervin F.
Publisher CRC Press/Taylor & Francis,
Year Published 2013
OCLC Number 668196995
ISBN 9781439862469; 143986246X
Subjects Oil spills--Cleanup. ; Oil pollution of the sea--Environmental aspects--North America. ; SCIENCE--Environmental Science.
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ERAM  TD427.P4F55 2013 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/31/2015
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xx, 266 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"An examination of pollution caused by crude oils and petroleum products derived from them, this book covers how oil spills are measured and detected and discusses the properties of the oil as well as its long-term fate in the environment. This third edition contains a new chapter devoted to pollution effects on wildlife. It focuses on the cleanup of oil spills that occur in water, since these spills spread most rapidly and cause the most visible environmental damage. It also includes coverage of the latest technologies as well as recent spills, including the Gulf of Mexico"--