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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research and Development, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor] in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Oil spills -- Environmental aspects -- Massachusetts.

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StatementHoward L. Sanders ... [et al.]
ContributionsSanders, Howard L., Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18019256M

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Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Long term effects of the barge Florida oil spill in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. The complete report, entitled "Long-Term Effects of the Barge Florida Oil Spill," (Order No. PB 81 ; Cost: $, subject to change) will be available from: National Technical Information Service Port Royal Road Springfield, VA Telephone: The EPA Project Officer can be contacted at: Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory U.S. Environmental Protection . To determine carefully the effects on the marine and estuarine benthos of Number 2 fuel oil spilled by the barge FLORIDA off West Falmouth, Massachusetts, we sampled for many months along an.   Anatomy of an oil spill: long-term effects from the grounding of the barge Florida off West Falmouth, Massachusetts View/ Open J marine research v38 pdf (Mb).

Anatomy of an oil spill: long-term effects from the grounding of the barge Florida off West Falmouth, Massachusetts by Howard L. Sanders, J. Frederick Grassle, George R. Hampson. Gulf Coast Booksellers Brace for Long-Term Effects of BP Oil Spill. Nearly two months after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon and with an estima barrels of oil pouring daily into the Gulf of Mexico, the full scope of the damage—ecological, economic, cultural—will take years to assess. When the fuel barge Florida struck a reef in September it spilled about 4, barrels of No. 2 home heating oil into the coastal waters of Buzzards Bay. The spill was small by many standards and received very little media attention, but four decades later, hydrocarbons remain buried in marsh sediments and continue to influence the health and function of physical, chemical, and biological.   The biggest concerns among Floridians are the long-term effects the oil spill will have on sea life, shoreline birds and other marsh wildlife, with 73 percent saying they are “very concerned.”.

Ecological effects of a major oil spill on Panamanian coastal marine communities. Science Levings, S.C., S.D. Garrity, and K.A. Burns. The Galeta Oil Spill. III. Chronic reoiling, long-term toxicity of hydrocarbon residues and effects on epibiota in the mangrove fringe. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science File Size: 1MB. Long-term effects of the barge Florida oil spill / By Howard L. Sanders and Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory. Abstract "EPA /S""Jan. "At head of title: Project n of access: Internet Topics: Oil spills. In September , the barge Florida ran aground in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts and spilled , L of No. 2 fuel d oil entered Wild Harbor and killed large quantities of fish, crustaceans, worms, mollusks, other invertebrates and Spartina grasses (Fig. 2a and b) (Blumer and Sass, a, Blumer and Sass, b, Blumer et al., , Burns and Teal, , Sanders et al., , Teal Cited by:   And the human response to a spill can mitigate or intensify its long-term effects. Oddly enough, some of the worst damage to occur from spills in .