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Environmental Studies in Port Valdez, Alaska

A Basis for Management (Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies)

by David G. Shaw

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Published by Springer-Verlag .
Written in English


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ContributionsMohammad J. Hameedi (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages423
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Open LibraryOL7449198M
ISBN 100387966773
ISBN 109780387966779

of the Exxon Valdez spill. The state and federal governments asked him to chair a three-member committee to oversee the design of the numerous studies of the spill’s environmental impacts. At one point, he recalls, 72 studies were going on simultaneously in the area -- stretching from Prince William Sound to Kodiak Island and the Alaska Penin-. by Neocalanus copepods in Port Valdez, Alaska. Marine Environmental Research Short, J. W., Springman, K. R. Identification of hydrocarbons in biological samples for source determination. Ch. 12 in Oil Spill Environmental Forensics - Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Wang, Z and Stout, S. (eds) Elsevier.

The M Alaska earthquake of caused major damage to the port facilities and town of Valdez, most of it the result of submarine landslide and the consequent tsunamis. Recent bathymetric multibeam surveys, high-resolution subbottom profiles, and dated sediment cores in Port Valdez supply new information about the morphology and character of Cited by: Exxon Valdez oil spill, massive oil spill that occurred on Ma , in Prince William Sound, an inlet in the Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, incident happened after an Exxon Corporation tanker, the Exxon Valdez, ran aground on Bligh Reef during a voyage from Valdez, Alaska, to d efforts to contain the spill and naturally strong winds and waves dispersed nearly.

  Julie Muhlstein 30 years after oil spill, he will never forget or forgive. A longtime Snohomish resident has written a book about her fisherman husband’s experience in Alaska. I T’S a.m. when my ride to Bligh Reef, the supertanker Arco Prudhoe Bay, slips serenely from the port of Valdez, Alaska, her belly freshly gorged w tons of hot crude oil from the.


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Environmental Studies in Port Valdez, Alaska, Volume Editor(s): David G. Shaw; Port Valdez was chosen. Among the operational requirements of this facility was the discharge of ballast water from the incoming tankers to a land based treatment plant and then to the port environment.

This unique opportunity to observe the environmental. Get this from a library. Environmental studies of Port Valdez. [D W Hood; W E Shiels; E J Kelley; University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Institute of Marine Science.] -- Research sponsored by the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company. Data on the geological, physical and chemical oceanography, nutrient cycles, primary production, phytoplankton studies and benthos survey.

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Environmental studies in Port Valdez, Alaska. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, © Partnered Journals.

Chinese Journal of Geophysics () Earth Interactions; Earth and Planetary Physics; Geophysics; International Journal of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy. Dames Alaska book Moore, a. Bathymetry and Subsurface Conditions, Alpetco Proposed Tanker Terminal, Solomon Gulch, Port Valdez, Alaska.

Dames and Moore, b. Bird Studies - Valdez Port Expansion Project. Dames and Moore, c. A Lagranian Model Simulation Study for Assessing Attainment/Nonattainment Status of Port Valdez Bay, Alaska. Abstract.

Port Valdez is a relatively deep, narrow, glaciated reentrant in the northeastern part of Prince William Sound (Fig. This east west trending typical U-shaped fjord is approximately 21 km long and km wide, its shores are bordered by steep walls which extend beneath the water.

EPA/ July THE SEDIMENT ENVIRONMENT OF PORT VALDEZ, ALASKA: The Effect of Oil on This Ecosystem by Howard M. Feder, L. Michael Cheek, Patrick Flanagan, Stephen C. Jewitt, Mary H. Johnston, A.S. Naidu, Stephen A.

Norrell, A.J. Paul, Aria Scarborough, David Shaw j Project R Project Officer Frederick B. Lotspeich Arctic Environmental Research Station. Retrospective analyses of intertidal (–) and subtidal (–) species compositions from a long-term ecological research program in Port Valdez, Alaska evaluated associations.

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska on Ma when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck Bligh Reef. An estimated eleven million gallons (, barrels) of North Slope crude oil flowed into the Sound, creating the biggest tanker oil spill in U.S.

history at that oil fouled 1, miles of wildlife-abundant shoreline from Cordova to Kodiak Island. The impact of the Ixtoc-1 oil spill on zooplankton.

Environmental studies in Port Valdez, Alaska: A basis for management Individual abstracts are processed for 10 chapters in this book for. I had the good fortune to learn a great deal about writing from John Keeble, and reading his book is an education all by itself.

As a rigorous study of the physical and human impact of the Exxon Valdez disaster, Out of the Channel is a comprehensive anatomy, a text that does not shirk any of the heavy load its vast subject by: The Port Valdez intertidal sediment system was studied for three years.

Physical, geological, geochemical, hydrocarbon, and biological features were examined. Sediments were poorly sorted gravels to plastic clays, and had low amounts of organic matter.

Bacterial numbers varied from site to site, and. Studies on the fjord of Port Valdez, Alaska; the Clinch River in Tennessee, the Big Darby in Ohio, and Codorus Creek in Pennsylvania have attempted such risk assessments. Currently it appears possible to conduct landscape scale risk assessments, although the development of appropriate spatial statistical and uncertainty analysis methods is Cited by: Diary and account book of prospecting trip from Valdez to Lakina, Alaska, June 10 to J 1 vol.

(in one folder) With the diary is a letter from Harold Banta of Baker, OR, to Mrs. Mabel McClain, Mar. 19, giving provenance of diary and explaining certain entries.

A 7. Beattie, William Gilbert, Finding aid Papers, Author: Linda Long. William B. Driskell, James R. Payne, in Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Case Studies, Port Valdez—Long-Term Monitoring.

In Port Valdez, Alaska, the Trans-Alaskan pipeline delivers Alaska North Slope (ANS) crude oil for transfer to tankers at the Alyeska Marine Terminal (AMT).

Applying principles of Biochemistry for the protection of environment is the main concern of environmental main themes include managing water quality and air resources, protection from radiation, to maintain industrial hygiene etc. Environmental biochemists employ living organism and their capabilities for such purposes.

Related Journals of Environmental Biochemistry. The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Mawhen Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Company, bound for Long Beach, California, struck Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef, mi ( km) west of Tatitlek, Alaska, at a.m.

and spilled million US gallons (, bbl) (or 37, metric tonnes) of crude oil over the next few : Grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker. Project Chariot was a US Atomic Energy Commission proposal to construct an artificial harbor at Cape Thompson on the North Slope of the U.S.

state of Alaska by. That tale of a crude tanker from Port Valdez, Alaska, bound for a Cherry Point refinery, described how an 8, gallon crude oil spill would impact the Salish Sea far beyond Rosario Strait. The book propelled both women into the public spotlight, and Becker into the.

An environmental disaster could cost them their livelihoods, they said. In the years betweenwhen the mile-long Trans-Alaska pipeline was completed, andwhen the Exxon Valdez ran aground, more than small spills sullied the waters of Port Valdez and the Sound.

The RCAC has been in operation for about a decade. Its positive impact on environmental protection in Alaska is now well-recognized. It has aided in ensuring that health risk assessment and the monitoring of studies in Port Valdez are conducted at the highest level of scientific scrutiny.

Introduction, Introdcution to the Regional Risk Assessment Using the Relative Risk Model, Interactions among Risk Assessors, Decision Makers, and Stakeholders at the Regional Scale, Application of the Relative Risk Model to Fjord of Port Valdez, Alaska, Application of the Relative Risk Model to the Upper Willamette River and Lower McKenzie River, Oregon, Codorus Creek Watershed: Cited by:   Wastewater from Alaska oil terminal eludes agency control” and a report, “Port Valdez study stirs controversy.

Report finds no pollution, one scientist doesn’t buy it.” The Wall Street Journal in published the article: “Unsafe harbor.