Accession Number : AD0726156

Title :   Review of Santa Barbara Channel Oil Pollution Incident.

Descriptive Note : Water pollution control research series,

Corporate Author : BATTELLE-NORTHWEST RICHLAND WASH PACIFIC NORTHWEST LAB

Personal Author(s) : Swift,W. H. ; Touhill,C. J. ; Haney,W. A. ; Nakatani,R. E. ; Peterson,P. L.

Report Date : 18 JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 165

Abstract : The purpose of the review was to assemble a synopsis of defensive, control and clean-up activities in the Santa Barbara Channel in as much technical detail as possible. The contents include the following topics: Environmental conditions (Geography, prevailing meteorological conditions, oceanographic conditions); Description of the source; Management considerations and contingency planning; Control of released oil (Control at source, control at sea, defense of harbors, defense of beaches); Surveillance (Visual observation, photographic, remote sensors); Distribution and behavior of oil at sea; Beach and harbor problems (Winter storm effects, fire hazards, special constraints, littoral sand transport); Shoreline restoration methods; Disposal of wastes and recovered oil; Biological and ecological surveys and findings (Sea birds, intertidal and nearshore communities, offshore and benthic surveys, marine mammals).

Descriptors :   (*WATER POLLUTION, OILS), (*CALIFORNIA, WATER POLLUTION), OCEANS, BOOMS(EQUIPMENT), DISPOSAL, BEACHES, CLEANING, ACCIDENTS, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, FIRE SAFETY, COMBUSTION, BIRDS, MARINE BIOLOGY, OCEAN CURRENTS, REMOVAL, INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY, MAMMALS

Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE