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Environmental studies of Port Valdez.

University of Alaska Fairbanks. Institute of Marine Science.

Environmental studies of Port Valdez.

by University of Alaska Fairbanks. Institute of Marine Science.

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Published in Fairbanks .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Port Valdez estuary.
    • Subjects:
    • Oceanography -- Alaska -- Port Valdez estuary,
    • Marine biology -- Alaska -- Port Valdez estuary

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementEdited by D. W. Hood, W. E. Shiels and E. J. Kelley.
      SeriesIts Occasional publication, no. 3, Occasional publication (University of Alaska Fairbanks. Institute of Marine Science) ;, no. 3.
      ContributionsHood, D. W. 1918- ed., Shiels, W. E., ed., Kelley, E. J. 1936- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC852 .U54 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination495 p.
      Number of Pages495
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5026036M
      LC Control Number73620135

        Building America’s First Offshore Oil Port: buried under the Alaskan permafrost for transporting new reserves discovered in Prudhoe Bay to a tanker terminal at the port of Valdez. that the implementation of the environmental impact statement requirement and the four-year delay in conducting the environmental studies produced a Cited by: 3.   The operator of the Trans-Alaska pipeline is reporting an oil spill at the Marine Terminal in Valdez. Listen now Alyeska Pipeline Service Company estimated the volume of crude oil spilled to be.

      On Ma , in Prince William Sound Alaska, the Exxon Valdez was moving South West after leaving Port Valdez. The ship was carrying over fifty million gallons of crude oil. When the Valdez was only twenty-eight miles from the port, it ran aground on Bligh reef. The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on Ma , when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker bound for Long Beach, California struck Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef and spilled up to , barrels of crude is considered to be one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters. The Valdez spill was the largest ever in US waters until the

      Port Valdez is the designation given the body of water extending from Valdez Narrows to the head of the bay. Valdez Marine Termina l is on the S side of Port Valdez between Jackson Point and Saw Island, mile to the W. It is the terminus of the Trans - Alaska Pipeline which carries crude oil S from Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Ocean. Vol Environmental Studies in Port Valdez, Alaska: A Basis for Management by David G. Shaw, Mohammad J. Hameedi (pp. ) Review by: R. H. Burroughs DOI: /


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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.

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.

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Port Valdez. Studies. 40 Years. Today, I will be presenting results from a long-term environmental monitoring study in Port Valdez, Alaska. The oil terminal in Port Valdez is the point of transfer of crude oil from the trans-Alaska pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to oil tankers.

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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. Valdez (/ v æ l ˈ d iː z, v əl ˈ d ɛ z /; Alutiiq: Suacit) is a city in the Chugach Census Area in the U.S.

state of ing to the US Census, the population of the city is 3, down from 4, in The city was named in after the Spanish Navy Minister Antonio Valdés y Fernández Bazán.A former Gold Rush town, it is located at the head of a fjord on the eastern Area code: 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. Ironically, the worst environmental disaster in history was an oil spill that doesn't even rank among the top 50 largest oil spills [source: Lovgren].Yet the Exxon Valdez oil spill is widely considered to be the most disastrous oil spill in the world in terms of its environmental impact [source: Exxon].The 11 million gallons (orbarrels) of oil that eventually escaped from the tanker's Author: Jennifer Horton.

Retrospective analyses of intertidal (–) and subtidal (–) species compositions from a long-term ecological research program in Port Valdez, Alaska evaluated associations.

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).

Projects with which he has been involved include the Continuing Environmental Studies of Port Valdez, an extensive program of monitoring physical oceanographic conditions to detect effects of the Alyeska marine terminal ballast water treatment plant discharge.

McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York. Schalit, L.M. and K.J. Wolfe, SAM/1A:A. 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: The third part of the book discusses the issues of stability of the natural systems in case of pollution by oil and petroleum products, natural purification potential of environmental components.

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. 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. 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. Assessment of the U.S.

Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program. III. Social and Economic Studies. Socioeconomics Panel. Committee to Review the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program.

Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources. It is considered to be one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters.

The Valdez spill was the largest ever in U.S. waters until the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (more commonly known as the BP oil spill), in terms of volume released.

However, Prince William Sound's remote location, accessible only by helicopter, plane.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 burying and detonating a string of nuclear devices.

Aerial shot of Chariot, AK, located near Cape Thompson, the proposed site of an artificial harbor to be created using chained.Exxon Valdez. On Mashortly after midnight, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, spilling more than 11 million gallons of crude oil.

The spill was the largest in U.S. history and tested the abilities of local, national, and industrial organizations to prepare for, and respond to, a disaster of such magnitude.