@iMaersk navigator@@ oil spill in the great channel (Andaman Sea) in January 1993 and its environmental impact

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dc.contributor.author SenGupta, R.
dc.contributor.author Fondekar, S.P.
dc.contributor.author Shailaja, M.S.
dc.contributor.author Sankaranarayanan, V.N.
dc.date.accessioned 1998-05-01T10:09:33Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-30T03:04:22Z
dc.date.available 1998-05-01T10:09:33Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-30T03:04:22Z
dc.date.issued 1995
dc.identifier.citation Spill Science and Technology Bulletin, vol.2(2-3); 1995; 113-119
dc.identifier.issn 1353-2561
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/7511
dc.description.abstract Observations on oil slicks, tar residues and dissolved petroleum hydrocarbons (DPH) shortly after the oil spill resulting from the tanker accident in January 1993 showed negligible impact on the Indian EEZ of the Great Channel (Andaman Sea). DPH were between 0.31 and 1.85 ~kg l@uu-1@@ in the area examined. Tar residues were absent throughout the study area. Prevailing NE wind with resultant SW surface current appears to have pushed the oil patches out towards the open Indian Ocean. A follow-up survey of the same area was carried out in September-October 1993 and observations similar to those made during the earlier survey were recorded. The zooplankton biomass had increased considerably during the interval between the two surveys, but this was probably due to seasonal changes and natural variability. The spill did not cause any perceptible impact on the environment
dc.language en
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Spill Sci Technol B
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Aquatic Pollution
dc.subject Aquatic Pollution
dc.subject.other exclusive economic zone3oil spills
dc.subject.other oil slicks
dc.subject.other petrolium residues
dc.subject.other tar
dc.subject.other environmental impact
dc.subject.other pollution surveys
dc.subject.other pollution dispersion
dc.subject.other zooplankton
dc.subject.other ISW, Andaman Sea, Great Channel
dc.title @iMaersk navigator@@ oil spill in the great channel (Andaman Sea) in January 1993 and its environmental impact
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India


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