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Intertidal ecological changes after the Metula oil spill

Dale Straughan

Intertidal ecological changes after the Metula oil spill

by Dale Straughan

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Published by Published by the Allan Hancock Foundation and the Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metula (Ship),
  • Oil spills -- Environmental aspects -- Chile -- Magellan, Strait of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-80).

    Statementby Dale Straughan.
    SeriesTechnical reports of the Allan Hancock Foundation -- no. 4
    ContributionsAllen Hancock Foundation., University of Southern California. Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD195.P4 S912 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19017713M

    ollowing f a spill encourage he t perception ofwidespread and permanent environmental damage with the inevitable loss of marine resources. Given the highly charged and emotional reaction usually associated with oil spills, it can be difficult to obtain a balanced view of the realities of spill effects and subsequent recovery. An oil spill is normally defined as an unwilled or purposeful discarding of oil or crude oil merchandises into the ocean and its coastal Waterss, bays, and seaports, or onto land, or into rivers or lakes (Holum). The oil is unconfined, largely, in little yet consistent doses from oilers, industry, or on shore waste disposal (Boesh, Hersher).Oil spills will finally.

    Carney RS () A review of study designs of field for the detection of long-term environmental effects of offshore petroleum activities. In: Boesch DF, Rabalais N (eds) Long-term Effects of Offshore Oil and Gas Development: An Assessment and Research Report to the National Marine Pollution Program, Office of N.O.A.A. for the Interagency Committee on Ocean Pollution Research. Intertidal ecology is the study of intertidal ecosystems, where organisms live between the low and high tide lines. At low tide, the intertidal is exposed whereas at high tide, the intertidal is underwater. Intertidal ecologists therefore study the interactions between intertidal organisms and their environment, as well as between different species of intertidal organisms within a particular.

    Harlequin ducks and the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Can ecological risk assessment help to clarify debates over the effects of lingering oil from the Exxon Valdez oil spill on harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus)?Harlequin ducks are small sea ducks that breed along clear, fast-flowing streams and winter in shallow intertidal zones off rocky shorelines (Robertson and Goudie ).   A thick oil slick spread off the Louisiana coast, as seen in this photo taken May 4. The spill has the potential to affect Louisiana's fragile Gulf Coast marshes for decades, say scientists.


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Get this from a library. Intertidal ecological changes after the Metula oil spill. [Dale Straughan]. Technical Reports of the Allan Hancock Foundation (no. 4), Intertidal Ecological Changes after the Metula Oil Spill, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, July () [9] I.R Kaplan, Y Galperin, S Lu, R LeeCited by:   CHAPTER 26 BIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INTERTIDAL AREAS IN THE STRAITS OF MAGELLEN IN JANUARY,FIVE MONTHS AFTER THE METULA OIL SPILL Dale Straughan Institute of Marine and Coastal Studies University of Southern California Los Angeles, California Abstract Field sampling was conducted in areas in the Straits of Magellen that were oiled and unoiled by oil spilled from the tanker Metula Cited by: 7.

MAURITIUS has declared a state of emergency after at least 1, tonnes of oil poured into the Indian Ocean when a Japanese ship ran aground on a reef.

Here is a map of the spill. @article{osti_, title = {The METULA oil spill}, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {In August the supertanker METULA ran aground in the Strait of Magellan and spilled o tons of light Arabian crude oil.

The spill was not contained and the oil was was carried over large segments of beaches and tidal marshes of Tierra del Fuego, and deep into the estuaries of the area. Download Citation | Long-term changes in rocky intertidal macrobenthos during the five years after the Hebei Spirit oil spill, Taean, Korea | The Hebei Spirit oil spill reached the west coast of.

Field evidence from a survey five months after the Metula oil spill in the Straits of Magellen provide several examples of differential impact of petroleum at different intertidal levels (Straughan, ).Field records on the distribution of the mussel Mytilus edulis chilensis at site G showed that the species was living at three low intertidal quadrats with no visible evidence of mortality at.

There has been a change in the macrofaunal composition in the intertidal and supratidal zones, although these changes did not correspond with that found in other oil spills.

Species sensitive to hydrocarbons—crustaceans and specially amphipods—rapidly disappear and present a high mortality at the start of the pollution (Sanders et al. Metula, - thick and extensive deposits of tar and asphalt pavement still remain on areas of saltmarsh and upper intertidal mixed-sediment beaches at this classic oil spill site (Owens et al.

Recovery of the marsh vegetation is likely to take many more decades, but chemical composition of the oil’s toxicity is now low and.

1. Introduction. On December 7,the M/V Hebei Spirit was struck by a crane barge on the Yellow Sea approximately 5 miles off the coast of Taean, South Korea.

Approximat t of crude oil spilled into the sea from the Hebei Spirit (Kim et al., ).The spilled oil spread rapidly in the water and onto the nearby coast due to strong winter winds and currents. • Changes in biological communities resulting from oil effects on key organisms, e.g.

increased abundance of intertidal algae following death of limpets which normally graze the algae. More detailed consideration is given to impacts on a range of habitats and species later in this paper. The Gulf War Oil Spill, its Ecological Effects and Recovery Rates of Intertidal Ecosystems at the Saudi Arabian Gulf Time series observations of marsh recovery and pavement persistence at three Metula spill sites after 30½ years.

In Proceedings Arctic Marine Oilspill Project (AMOP) Technical Seminar. Environment Canada, pp. – Impacts on intertidal fauna: Exxon Valdez oil spill and cleanup. Conference Paper Ogden Environmental and Energy Services Company, Inc.

Morehouse Drive. The December spill of approximatelygallons of Bunker C fuel oil from the barge NESTUCCA resulted in oil coming ashore along the outer coast of Washington State and Vancouver Island.

The spill provided an excellent opportunity to study the effects of such a disturbance on the rocky intertidal. Oil spilt from the tanker Exxon Valdez more than 20 years ago still persists in the gravel beaches of Prince William Sound, Alaska.

Field data and numerical modelling indicate that some of the oil. @article{osti_, title = {Persistance of Metula oil in the Strait of Magellan six and one-half years after the incident. Final report}, author = {Gundlach, E R and Domeracki, D D and Thebeau, L C}, abstractNote = {This study, undertaken from 18 to 21 Februaryis based on the resurvey of stations analyzed during August and February and August (14, 15).

@article{osti_, title = {Ecological impacts of oil spill cleanup are they significant}, author = {Lindstedt-Siva, J.}, abstractNote = {A dicussion showed that there are two primary goals in formulating oil spill response plans: minimize the over-all ecological impacts of the oil spill and remove all visible spilled oil from the environment.

PDF | The area subjected to heavy oiling from the Metula spill of 53, tons along the south side of the First Narrows in the eastern Strait of | Find, read and cite all the research you. The oil slick has grown ten times in size over the past five days, and Mauritius still does not have sufficiently long oil booms available in the country to surround the vessel or contain the oil.

Crude oil buried in intertidal sands may be exposed to alternating oxic and anoxic conditions but the effect of this tidally induced biogeochemical oscillation remains poorly understood, limiting the effectiveness of remediation and managing efforts after oil spills.

Here, we used a combination of metatranscriptomics and genome-resolved metagenomics to study microbial activities in oil.PDF | On Jan 1,M.A.

Al-Sarawi and others published Coastal geomorphology and resources in terms of sensitivity to oil spill in Kuwait | Find, read and cite all the research you need on.[Show full abstract] of on basis of potential oil spill damage), revealed a good correlation with earlier findings at the Metula and Urquiola oil spill sites.-from Selected Water Resources.