Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics
Author: Zhendi Wang,Scott Stout
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 620
Release: 2010-07-26
ISBN: 9780080467733
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Book Excerpt:

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

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics
Author: Scott Stout,Zhendi Wang
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1142
Release: 2016-02-17
ISBN: 9780128096598
Category: Environmental forensics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Book Excerpt:

"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 of spills, how to form an effective response, and how to determine liability. This second edition represents a complete overhaul of the existing chapters, and includes 13 new chapters on methods and applications, such as emerging application of PAHi isomers in oil spill forensics, development and application of computerized oil spill identification (COSI), and fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devices. Contains 13 new chapters on methods and applications, including emerging application of PAH isomers in oil drill forensics, the development and application of computerized oil spill identification (COSI), and the fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devicesPresents the latest technology and methods in biodegradation of oil hydrocarbons and its implications for source identification, surface trajectory modeling of marine oil spills, and identification of hydrocarbons in biological samples for source determinationContains new case studies to illustrate key applications, methods, and techniques

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Case Studies

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Case Studies
Author: Scott Stout,Zhendi Wang
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 860
Release: 2017-10-31
ISBN: 0128044357
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Case Studies Book Excerpt:

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 Case Studies addresses releases of natural gas/methane, automotive gasoline and other petroleum fuels, lubricants, vegetable oils, paraffin waxes, bitumen, manufactured gas plant residues, urban runoff, and, of course, crude oil, the latter ranging from light Bakken shale oil to heavy Canadian oil sands oil. New challenges surrounding forensic investigations of stray gas in the shallow subsurface, volatiles in air, dissolved chemicals in water (including passive samplers), and biological tissues associated with oil spills are included, as are the effects and long-term oil weathering, long-term monitoring in urbanized and non-urbanized environments, fate and transport, forensic historical research, new analytical and chemical data processing and interpretation methods. Presents cases in each chapter on the application of specific oil spill environmental forensic techniques Features chapters written by international experts from both academia and industry Includes relevant concepts and theories elucidated for each theme

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics
Author: Scott Stout,Zhendi Wang
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1016
Release: 2016-01-01
ISBN: 9780128038321
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Book Excerpt:

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 of spills, how to form an effective response, and how to determine liability. This second edition represents a complete overhaul of the existing chapters, and includes 13 new chapters on methods and applications, such as emerging application of PAHi isomers in oil spill forensics, development and application of computerized oil spill identification (COSI), and fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devices. Contains 13 new chapters on methods and applications, including emerging application of PAH isomers in oil drill forensics, the development and application of computerized oil spill identification (COSI), and the fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devices Presents the latest technology and methods in biodegradation of oil hydrocarbons and its implications for source identification, surface trajectory modeling of marine oil spills, and identification of hydrocarbons in biological samples for source determination Contains new case studies to illustrate key applications, methods, and techniques

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics
Author: Scott Stout,Zhendi Wang
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1142
Release: 2016-02-03
ISBN: 0128039027
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics Book Excerpt:

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 of spills, how to form an effective response, and how to determine liability. This second edition represents a complete overhaul of the existing chapters, and includes 13 new chapters on methods and applications, such as emerging application of PAHi isomers in oil spill forensics, development and application of computerized oil spill identification (COSI), and fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devices. Contains 13 new chapters on methods and applications, including emerging application of PAH isomers in oil drill forensics, the development and application of computerized oil spill identification (COSI), and the fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devices Presents the latest technology and methods in biodegradation of oil hydrocarbons and its implications for source identification, surface trajectory modeling of marine oil spills, and identification of hydrocarbons in biological samples for source determination Contains new case studies to illustrate key applications, methods, and techniques

Environmental Forensics

Environmental Forensics
Author: International Network of Environmental Forensics. Conference,Robert D. Morrison
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 337
Release: 2010
ISBN: 1847552587
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Forensics Book Excerpt:

This publication includes peer-reviewed manuscripts from the 2009 International Network of Environmental Forensics (INEF) held in Calgary, Canada on August 31 through September 1, 2009. INEF is an organization founded by environmental forensic scientists for the express purpose of sharing and disseminating environmental forensic information to the international scientific community. Environmental forensic information presented at the Calgary conference included topics on contaminant age dating, chemical biomarkers, environmental statistics, the interpretation of forensic data, emerging analytical techniques used in forensic investigations, legal sampling and strategies, petroleum hydrocarbon fingerprinting and diagnostic markers used to age date chlorinated solvents. All of these topics were presented in the context of using these techniques to ultimately identify the origin and age of contaminants released into the environment. This professionally edited book is the first of a series of conference publications chronicling the current state of the art in environmental forensics. The intent of this publication and subsequent INEF conference volumes is to compile a library of state of the art scientific articles dealing with environmental forensic topics.

Environmental Forensics

Environmental Forensics
Author: Ronald E. Hester,Roy M. Harrison
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2008
ISBN: 0854049576
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Forensics Book Excerpt:

'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 protect the environment and, as the costs of environmental damage and clean-up are considerable, not only are there prosecutions by regulatory agencies, but the courts are also used as a means of adjudication of civil damage claims relating to environmental causes or environmental degradation. As a result is the increasing number of prosecutions of companies who have breached regulations for environmental protection and in civil claims relating to harm caused by excessive pollutant releases to the environment. Such cases can become extremely protracted as expert witnesses provide their sometimes conflicting interpretations of environmental measurement data and their meaning. It is in this context that environmental forensics is developing as a specialism, leading to greater formalisation of investigative methods which should lead to more definitive findings and less scope for experts to disagree. Now a significant subject in its own right, at least one journal devoted to the field and a number of degree courses have sprung up. As a result of the topicality and rapid growth of the subject area, is the publication of this book - the 26th volume in the highly acclaimed Issues in Environmental Science and Technology Series. This volume contains authoritative articles by a number of the leading practitioners across the globe in the environmental forensics field and aims to cover some of the main techniques and areas to which environmental forensics are being applied. The content is comprehensive and describes a number of the key areas within environmental forensics - topics covered by the authors include: - Source identification issues - Microbial techniques - Metal contamination and methods of assigning liability - The use of isotopes to determine sources and their applications - Molecular biological methods - Hydrocarbon fingerprinting techniques - Oil chemistry and key compound identification - The emerging role of environmental forensics in groundwater pollution Additionally, the volume considers specific pollutants and long-lived pollutants of groundwater such as halocarbons which have presented particular problems and which are described in some depth, as well as the way in which chemical degradation processes can lead to compositional changes which provide valuable information. The book provides a comprehensive overview of many of the key areas of environmental forensics written by some of the leading experts in the field. It will be both of specialist use to those seeking expert insights into the field and its capabilities as well as of more general interest to those involved in both environmental analytical science and environmental law.

Coastal Environment V Incorporating Oil Spill Studies

Coastal Environment V  Incorporating Oil Spill Studies
Author: C. A. Brebbia
Publsiher: Wit Pr/Computational Mechanics
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Nature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Coastal Environment V Incorporating Oil Spill Studies Book Excerpt:

Highlighting the monitoring, analysis and modelling of environmental problems in coastal regions, including sea, air and other phenomena, this book features papers from the fifth international conference on the subject.

Contaminated Soil Sediment Water

Contaminated Soil  Sediment   Water
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2001
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Contaminated sediments
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2002
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Manufactures
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers Book Excerpt:

This basic source for identification of U.S. manufacturers is arranged by product in a large multi-volume set. Includes: Products & services, Company profiles and Catalog file.

Environmental Forensics Fundamentals

Environmental Forensics Fundamentals
Author: Ioana Gloria Petrisor
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 450
Release: 2014-07-14
ISBN: 1466571586
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Forensics Fundamentals Book Excerpt:

A Practical Guide to Environmental Crime Scene Investigations Releasing contaminants into the environment—whether deliberate or unintentional—can be thought of as a crime against the environment. The role of environmental forensics is to identify and prevent environmental pollution, or crimes. Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide examines this growing field, and provides environmental professionals looking to specialize in environmental forensics with the materials they need to effectively investigate and solve crimes against the environment. Pointing the Finger at Environmental Crime Environmental forensics uses "fingerprinting" techniques in order to assess and analyze contamination sites. Fingerprinting can reveal the source of contamination, as well as how, where, and when the contamination was released. This handy guidebook outlines the proven techniques, applications, and resources needed to efficiently investigate environmental crimes and become successful in this emerging field. Learn the Basics from a Single Source Divided into three main parts, the first part of the book examines the role of evidence in forensic investigations and court proceedings. It highlights general forensic concepts and offers guidelines for obtaining defensible evidence. The second part details environmental forensic investigative techniques. It includes a step-by-step guide that enables the reader to apply the techniques in practice. The final section covers strategy building. It presents real case studies, as well as key principles and concepts for strategy building, and addresses the most common challenges faced in environmental forensics. Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide provides information on cutting-edge scientific techniques that investigate the source and age of environmental pollution and solve environmental crimes. It examines the principles behind each main forensic technique. It also offers guidance on what to look for in order to successfully apply the techniques and interpret results. In addition, the author provides relevant sources where more information can be found.

American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 750
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Thomas Register of American Manufacturers and Thomas Register Catalog File

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers and Thomas Register Catalog File
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2002
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Industrialists
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers and Thomas Register Catalog File Book Excerpt:

Vols. for 1970-71 includes manufacturers' catalogs.

Environmental Health Perspectives

Environmental Health Perspectives
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1576
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Environmental health
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Petroleum Review

Petroleum Review
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Petroleum
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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New Developments in Environmental Research

New Developments in Environmental Research
Author: Emma B. Davis
Publsiher: Nova Novinka
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Nature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Developments in Environmental Research Book Excerpt:

The environment is considered to be the surroundings in which an organism operates, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation. It is this environment which is both so valuable, on the one hand, and so endangered on the other. And, it is people which are by and large ruining the environment both for themselves and for all other organisms. This book reviews the latest research in this field which is vital for everyone.

Soil Sediment Groundwater

Soil Sediment   Groundwater
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2000-02
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Groundwater
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Martindale Hubbell Law Directory

The Martindale Hubbell Law Directory
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1996
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Court calendars
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Los Angeles Lawyer

Los Angeles Lawyer
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2002
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Bar associations
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Microbial ecology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applied and Environmental Microbiology Book Excerpt: