Chapter 5. Accidental Oil Spills Behavior and Control

  1. Myer Kutz2 and
  2. Ali Elkamel3
  1. M.R. Riazi

Published Online: 1 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432747.ch5

Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production

Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production

How to Cite

Riazi, M.R. (2009) Accidental Oil Spills Behavior and Control, in Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production (eds M. Kutz and A. Elkamel), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432747.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Delmar, NY, USA

  2. 3

    University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470233016

Online ISBN: 9780470432747

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Keywords:

  • accidental oil spills behavior and control;
  • major oil spills of the world;
  • oil spill or oil slick and oil release into sea and land;
  • oil spills, monitored by geographic information system (GIS);
  • modeling and simulation of oil spills behavior

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nature of Oil Spills

  • Major Oil Spills in the World

  • Oil Spill Reporting and Response Programs

  • Oil Spill Monitoring

  • Fate and Behavior of Oil Spill

  • Cleanup Operations

  • Modeling and Simulation of Oil Spills Behavior

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References