Oil Spill Environmental Forensics
  • Author : Zhendi Wang
  • Release Date : 26 July 2010
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 620
  • ISBN 13 : 0080467733

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Book Summary

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics provides a complete view of the various forensic techniques used to identify the source of an oil spill into the environment. The forensic procedures described within represent various methods from scientists throughout the world. The authors explore which analytical and interpretative techniques are best suited for a particular oil spill project. This handy reference also explores the use of these techniques in actual environmental oil spills. Famous incidents discussed include the Exxon Valdez incident in 1989 and the Guanabara Bay, Brazil 2000. The authors chronicle both the successes and failures of the techniques used for each of these events. Dr. Zhendi Wang is a senior research scientist and Head of Oil Spill Research of Environment Canada, working in the oil and toxic chemical spill research field. He has authored over 270 academic publications and won a number of national and international scientific honors and awards. Dr. Wang is a member of American Chemical Society (ACS), the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC), and the International Society of Environmental Forensics (ISEF). International experts show readers the forensic techniques used in oil spill investigations Provides the theoretical basis and practical applications for investigative techniques Contains numerous case studies demonstrating proven technique

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Author : Zhendi Wang,Scott Stout
Publisher : Elsevier
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Oil Spill Environmental Forensics provides a complete view of the various forensic techniques used to identify the source of an oil spill into the environment. The forensic procedures described within represent various methods from scientists throughout the world. The authors explore which analytical and interpretative techniques are best suited for ...

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Case Studies

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Case Studies

Author : Scott Stout,Zhendi Wang
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Case Studies includes 34 chapters that serve to present various aspects of environmental forensics in relation to “real-world oil spill case studies from around the globe. Authors representing academic, government, and private researcher groups from 14 countries bring a diverse and global perspective to this volume. Oil Spill ...

Environmental Forensics

Environmental Forensics

Author : R E Hester,R M Harrison
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Genre : Science
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'Environmental forensics' is a combination of analytical and environmental chemistry, which is useful in the court room context. It therefore involves field analytical studies and both data interpretation and modelling connected with the attribution of pollution events to their causes. Recent decades have seen a burgeoning of legislation designed to ...

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Author : Scott Stout,Zhendi Wang
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Second Edition, provides users with the latest information on the tools and methods that have become popular over the past ten years. The book presents practitioners with the latest environmental forensics techniques and best practices for quickly identifying the sources ...

Introduction to Environmental Forensics

Introduction to Environmental Forensics

Author : Brian L. Murphy,Robert D. Morrison
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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The third edition of Introduction to Environmental Forensics is a state-of-the-art reference for the practicing environmental forensics consultant, regulator, student, academic, and scientist, with topics including compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA), advanced multivariate statistical techniques, surrogate approaches for contaminant source identification and age dating, dendroecology, hydrofracking, releases from underground storage tanks ...

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Author : Scott Stout,Zhendi Wang
Publisher : Academic Press
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Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Second Edition, provides users with the latest information on the tools and methods that have become popular over the past ten years. The book presents practitioners with the latest environmental forensics techniques and best practices for quickly identifying the sources ...

Oil Spill

Oil Spill

Author : Scholastic Inc.,Mona Chiang,Cody Crane
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the consequences of the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, when the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, causing environmental and economical damage along the Gulf coast of the United States....

Deep Oil Spills

Deep Oil Spills

Author : Steven A. Murawski,Cameron H. Ainsworth,Sherryl Gilbert,David J. Hollander,Claire B. Paris,Michael Schlüter,Dana L. Wetzel
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Science
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The demand for oil and gas has brought exploration and production to unprecedented depths of the world’s oceans. Currently, over 50% of the oil from the Gulf of Mexico now comes from waters in excess of 1,500 meters (one mile) deep, where no oil was produced just 20 years ago. The Deepwater ...