July 15, 2013

Oil Spill Research and Development

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POLARIS scientists have been at the forefront of oil spill R&D for 30 years. Recent projects include:

  • API/NOAA Freshwater Response Manual
  • API Marine Response Manual
  • Design and implementation of experimental oil spill and shoreline cleanup field trials
  • Hydraulic washing field trials
  • Environment Canada National Shoreline Sensitivity Mapping Programme
  • Environment Canada shoreline cleanup field guides
  • Oil fate and weathering studies
  • Orimulsion® nearshore and shoreline response field guide
  • Prince William Sound (Alaska) Shoreline Videotape Mapping Program
  • Waste management and disposal guidelines for British Columbia