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  • White Papers // Aug 2003

    Oil and Sea Turtles: Biology, Planning, and Response

    Few animals are at greater risk from an unfortunate confluence of global changes, widespread disease, and a host of problems of human origin. Among these many risks to the continued existence of turtles is that from oil spills. The intent of the paper is to present a basic overview of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2002

    Oil Spills at the Water Surface

    The paper states that because most kinds of oil are less dense than water, most spilled oil floats on the water surface. It spreads out and is pushed across the water by wind and currents. How spilled oil affects near-surface creatures depends on just when and where the oil spills...

    Provided By National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

  • White Papers // Aug 2002

    Oil Spills at the Water Surface

    The paper states that because most kinds of oil are less dense than water, most spilled oil floats on the water surface. It spreads out and is pushed across the water by wind and currents. How spilled oil affects near-surface creatures depends on just when and where the oil spills...

    Provided By National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

  • White Papers // Aug 2003

    Oil and Sea Turtles: Biology, Planning, and Response

    Few animals are at greater risk from an unfortunate confluence of global changes, widespread disease, and a host of problems of human origin. Among these many risks to the continued existence of turtles is that from oil spills. The intent of the paper is to present a basic overview of...

    Provided By National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration