3 edition of Coastal environments, oil spills, and clean-up programs in the Bay of Fundy found in the catalog.
Published 1977 by Administrator in Fisheries and Environmental Canada, Environment Impact Control Directorate
A report submitted to, Environmental Protection Service, Atlantic Region.February 1977.Abstract also in French.Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-161).
|Statement||Fisheries and Environmental Canada, Environment Impact Control Directorate|
|Publishers||Fisheries and Environmental Canada, Environment Impact Control Directorate|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 83 p. :|
|Number of Pages||94|
|2||Economic and technical review report EPS -- 3-EC-77-9|
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This RECOVER Consortium experiment uses and clean-up programs in the Bay of Fundy tags attached to adult mahi to help determine if consortium experiments could be replicated in the wild. It could end up being the most reliable and probably least expensive option for exploitation in solving some chemical pollution problems Mesarch et al.
The extent of degradation depends on the oil's initial composition and the environmental setting. Bacteria initially tend to degrade the most metabolically favorable linear alkanes and some simpler aromatic constituents.
Studies that investigate the effects of oil exposure on developing fish are typically conducted at otherwise non-stressful ambient conditions, which may result in conservative impact estimates. 0, whereas naphthalene mineralization rates did not. Seawalls and groins played a significant role in controlling oil transport patterns. Biodegradation rates have been shown to be highest for the saturated, followed by the light aromatics, with high-molecular-weight aromatics and polar compounds exhibiting extremely low rates of degradation Jobson et al.
The extent of degradation is affected by both the chemical structure of each crude-oil constituent and the availability of dissolved nutrients since crude oil has little or no nitrogen or phosphorous in forms that are available to living organisms. Fisheries and Oceans Canada defines the scope and framework within which the Canadian Coast Guard will operate, through the national Environment and Climate Change Canada is responsible for providing environmental and scientific advice during an oil spill response, such as weather conditions, spill movement, sensitive habitats and species at risk.
Collection of oil through the use of containment booms and skimmers is an effective way to gather and extract oil from water.
Diluted bitumen reacts similarly to conventional crude oils when spilled in water.
However, these types of treatment systems require heavy machinery and the environmental consequences of removing pollutants with these techniques may result in massive air pollution Matsumiya and Kubo.
Therefore, the addition of oxygen can significantly increase the remediation rate.
Shearing typically occurs along coastal marshes when strong storms rip away the plants at the marsh edge.