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Standard handbook oil spill environmental forensics : fingerprinting and source identification

Author: Scott A Stout; Zhendi Wang
Publisher: London : Academic Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Second Edition, provides users with the latest information on the tools and methods that have become popular over the past ten years. The book presents practitioners with the latest environmental forensics techniques and best practices for quickly identifying the sources of spills, how to form an effective response, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics.
London : Academic Press, 2016
(OCoLC)934503006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott A Stout; Zhendi Wang
ISBN: 9780128039021 0128039027 0128096594 9780128096598
OCLC Number: 936691454
Notes: Revised edition of: Oil spill environmental forensics : fingerprinting and source identification, 2007.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of contributors; Author biographies; 1 --
Spill site characterization in environmental forensic investigations; 1.1 --
Introduction; 1.2 --
Environmental site characterization and reconnaissance; 1.3 --
Site entry and safety issues during the emergency response phase; 1.3.1 --
Management of safety; 1.3.2 --
Risk assessment and characterization; 1.3.3 --
Chemical toxicity of the spilled oil; 1.3.4 --
Working environment safety; 1.3.5 --
Personal protective equipment 1.4 --
Determination of geographic boundary and definition of different zones within the affected area: 1. terrestrial spills1.5 --
Determination of geographic boundary and definition of different zones within the affected area: 2. marine/coastal wa...; 1.6 --
Collation of physical, ecological, and environmental data; 1.7 --
Sampling plan and design: 1. spills with a known source; 1.7.1 --
Water column sampling; 1.7.2 --
Oil source sampling; 1.7.3 --
Sampling on land; 1.7.4 --
Sampling plan design; 1.8 --
Sampling plan and design: 2. "mystery" spills; 1.9 --
Data management; 1.10 --
Conclusions 2.3.3 --
Packing and shipping of oil samples2.4 --
Sampling organization; 2.4.1 --
Sampling coordinator; 2.4.2 --
The duties of the sampling coordinator; 2.5 --
Oil sampling in marine environments; 2.5.1 --
Surface layer of liquefied oil or w/o emulsion; 2.5.1.1 --
Polyethylene cornet bag; 2.5.1.2 --
Use of a sampling bucket with a line; 2.5.2 --
Highly viscous oil, oil globules, and tar balls on sea surface; 2.5.2.1 --
Use of an aluminum pan; 2.5.2.2 --
Use of a sample bottle directly; 2.5.3 --
Sampling of thin oil films; 2.5.3.1 --
Sampling close to the surface 2.5.3.2 --
Sampling of oil film with a Teflon net attached to a fishing rod2.5.4 --
Sampling from aerial platforms; 2.5.4.1 --
Dropping sampling buoys from aircraft; 2.5.4.2 --
Use of helicopter sampling device; 2.5.5 --
Sampling on beaches; 2.5.6 --
Sampling from oiled animals; 2.6 --
Sampling onboard vessels/suspected sources; 2.6.1 --
General remarks; 2.6.2 --
Safety procedures --
general advice and directions; 2.6.3 --
Sampling techniques --
sources onboard vessels; 2.6.3.1 --
Sampling through the outlet pipe in the bottom of the tank; 2.6.3.2 --
Sampling in tanks through sounding pipes 2.6.3.3 --
Sampling in tanks through ullage port
Other Titles: Oil spill environmental forensics.
Responsibility: [edited by] Scott A. Stout, Zhendi Wang.

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