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Title Oil spills : environmental issues, prevention and ecological impacts / [edited by] Adam Clifton.

Publication Info. Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2014]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Environmental health, physical, chemical and biological factor
Environmental health, physical, chemical and biological factor.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Petroleum perhaps is one of the most important substances in the modern society due to its wide use in the most diverse productive sectors. Besides serving as raw material to the production of plastics and other compounds, it is the fuel source used in the production of electric energy, in industries and in different transport sectors. However, the ecosystems located in areas of extractions, processing and distribution of petroleum end up being highly susceptible to the direct and indirect impacts of these activities, as well as those located in their transport route. As the large extraction f.
Contents Ch. 1 Biophysical Environments Do Recover from Oil Spill Effects / W. Cody Fleece -- ch. 2 Observations and Analyses of Microbial Pathogens Affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill / Kewei Yu -- ch. 3 Towards an Integrated Oil Spill System: From Modelling to the Decision Support Tool / Alejandro Orfila -- ch. 4 Oil Spills: Environmental Consequences and Recovery Strategies / Maria Aparecida Marin-Morales -- ch. 5 New Approaches in Oil Spill Mapping and Emergency Planning / D. M. S. Abessa -- ch. 6 Use of Stable and Radiogenic Isotopes in Oil Spill Cases / J. Rapaglia -- ch. 7 Using Wild Rodents As a Model for Predicting Impacts of Onshore Oil Spills / Ana Luiza Muccillo-Baisch -- ch. 8 Bioremediation of Crude Oil Spills by Indigenous Microorganisms / Chuanyuan Wang -- ch. 9 A Comparison of Evaluation Methods for Decision-Making of Oil Spill Response Strategy / Guangchen Pan
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Subject Oil spills -- Environmental aspects.
Oil spills -- Management.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Clifton, Adam, editor.
Added Title Oil spills (Clifton)
Other Form: Print version: Oil spills (Clifton). Oil spills 9781633215153 (DLC) 2014026718 (OCoLC)882190509
ISBN 9781633215481 (electronic bk.)
1633215482 (electronic bk.)