Ecological studies in the maritime approaches to the Shetland oil terminal 1979

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Buy Ecological Processes in Coastal and Marine Systems (Marine Science) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersCited by:   These mortalities closely coincided with the opening of the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland, the largest of Britain's North Sea oil-ports, and appeared to stem largely from the illegal discharge of ballast water or tank slops from tankers trading to Sullom by: 8.

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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. Others include maritime crime, resource degradation, environmental deterioration and inadvertent damage caused by conflicts ashore. 2 An important element in all these threats is the unpredictability of future events. Iran in is a good example of a combination of events which were not expected and perhaps could not have been by: The Shetland Oil Terminal Environmental Advisory Group (SOTEAG) was formed in as a successor to the Sullom Voe Environmental Advisory Group.

SOTEAG waswestablished to carry out wide-ranging environmental baseline surveys in order to prepare an Environmental Impact Assessment for Sullom Voe Terminal. Tourism Manaf,fment 15 (5) The effects of North Sea oil development on the development of tourism The case of the Shetland Isles R W Butler and D A Fennell Department ofGeograptiv, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada NdA 5C2 There has been little study of the effects of major developments on (he tourism industry of a by: Title of Dissertation: The Impact of Maritime Oil Pollution in the Marine Environment: A Case Study of Maritime Oil Pollution in the Navigational Channel of Shatt Al-Arab Master of Science Degree Potential increment of global marine transportation of petroleum products eventually results in accidental oil spills.

figures/data that can be used as reference for future studies. It should be noted that this paper is primarily concerned with the latter coastal resource uses. Douglas-Westwood () in the study “World Marine Markets” lists maritime activities involving the following sectors: 1) Shipping and Size: KB.

Marine Ecological Processes is a modern review and synthesis of marine ecology that provides the reader - particularly the graduate student - with a lucid introduction to the intellectual concepts, approaches, and methods of this evolving discipline.

Comprehensive in its coverage, this book focuses on the processes controlling marine ecosystems, communities, and populations and demonstrates Brand: Springer-Verlag New York.

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Despite the notable influence that it’s had on Shetland’s economy, the physical impact of the oil industry is very limited. The terminal is off the beaten track and few people live nearby. It has an enviable environmental record, thanks to the rigorous controls exercised by the Shetland Islands Council.

A thorough, long-term programme of environmental monitoring has been in place since the terminal. study within Work Package 3 of the SUTRANET project, 'Transports and Logistics Centres', exploring in more detail the environmental impact of sea transportation with a focus on ports/logistics centres (Sjödin and Fridell, ).

The present report takes a wider perspective, in order to involve and disseminate more of Author: Åke Sjödin, Eje Flodström. The island has its own subspecies of field mouse, as do some of the other Shetland Islands, and Hirta in St Kilda.

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Birds. A population of Arctic terns, known locally as tirricks (stress on last syllable; an onomatopoeic word), migrates to Shetland from Antarctica during the summer. As swallows are sometimes seen as harbingers of summer elsewhere, in Yell and Shetland, it is the tirricks or terns Coordinates: 60°37′N 1°06′W / °N °W.

Long term ecological impacts of marine oil spills Jon Moore, Environmental Consultant, Coastal Assessment, Liaison about the natural recovery potential of most resources after oil spills and very depressed about the chronic long term impacts of oil contamination in some locations and on some Shetland, UK Sheltered rocky and File Size: KB.

Shetland was seen from towhere the population grew by 31 % f to 22, This growth was primarily due to the development of the Sullom Voe oil terminal. Over the last 30 years the population has been relatively stable, although since.

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Theodoratus. The 13 largest oil spills in history Here's a look at the largest spills in world history and how the Gulf oil spill and the Exxon Valdez disaster compare. In Shetland, you’re never more than three miles from the sea. While there’s a certain bleak beauty to the islands’ rolling, windswept interior, the sea is always the star, and it shapes everything: like the ovoid, marbled pebbles on beaches across the islands; or the Tolkien-esque stacks of Dore Holm, hewn by the fierce swells that crash in towards Eshaness, sending great white waves up.

It is designed to process natural gas, condensate, and oil from the Lunskoye and the Piltun-Astokhskoye fields prior to pipeline transportation to the oil export terminal and the liquefied natural gas plant in Aniva Bay in the south of Sakhalin y: Russia.

The history and future of North Sea oil and gas: an environmental perspective By F. Larminie British Petroleum Co. pic, Britannic House, Moor Lane, London EC2Y 9BU, U.K. The history of the development of the hydrocarbon resources of the North Sea is reviewed in an environmental context.

The development of impact assessment. major research areas for integrated studies of environmental history and human adaptation. Environmental and social scientists, historians, structures ranging from houses to oil rigs (Wills ). Figure 1. The Shetland Islands' location in the Northern Hemisphere.

Thus, Shetland is located in a zone of sensi- (Lamb). The. Explore Nature. Shetland has a fascinating and unique natural environment. The location of the islands has contributed to the evolution of a truly 'Shetlandic' collection of scenery and geology, bird life, sea mammals, wild flowers and wonderful beaches.

Shetland Marine Pollution Contingency Plan Whilst local authorities have no statutory duty for the provision of an oil spill contingency plan for its coastline, Shetland Islands Council is clearly aware of its obligations to protect its coastline to the best of its ability and be prepared insofar as is practicable to respond to any shoreline pollution.

In Chapter 2 the geographic-and-ecological aspects of mathematical modelling of marine ecosystems, the possibilities and peculiarities of the most adequate models, the Russian hydrodynamic model of oil spills "SPILLMOD" and hydroecological model of organogenic Format: Hardcover.

This book applies the classic Economics theory onto the Shipping Market. It is a very good academic textbook for someone who has an academic background in Economics and wants to specialize into the shipping market, or for someone who attends post graduate studies in Maritime Economics/5(3). 4th Strategic Environmental Assessment – Area North & West of Orkney & Shetland Contents Page ii September 6 ECOLOGY Regional overview 49 Plankton 50 Benthos 53 Cephalopods 57 Fish and commercially exploited shellfish   Islanders say billion-barrel oil find proves case for independent Shetland Campaigners want the island to be a UK Overseas Territory outside the.

Literature Of Shetland and Orkney by Alastair Hamilton - 16th April A major new exhibition at the Shetland Museum and Archives tells the story of the literature of the northern isles through books, sound recordings, manuscripts and illustrations.

Sullom Voe Oil Terminal. The Sullom Voe oil complex is operated by EnQuest on behalf of a consortium of oil companies. The complex currently receives oil by pipeline from the oilfields in the East Shetland Basin and the Deep waters West of Shetland.

The oil is exported from Sullom Voe by tanker and shipped worldwide.

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Summary and conclusions: environmental effects of North Sea oil and gas developments ByR.B. Clark Department of Zoology, The University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE\ 7RU, U.K. This Royal Society Discussion Meeting has examined the total environmental impact of a whole industry in a single geographical area.

Land-based developments related. In Chapter 1 the methodological principles of systemization and visualization of multidimensional ecological information for its operational dissemination among potential users are stated. Their realization results in creation of the geographic-and ecologic model of marine basin as an information.The aim of marine ecological studies is to understand marine ecosystems as working processes.

At present our knowledge is incomplete and only speculative analyses can be made. This book provides general information about how marine organisms are influenced by, and have effects on, their environment, and describes.who are engaged in research on maritime peoples, cultures and adaptations, from an academic or applied point of view.

Mast will be published twice a year. It welcomes articles, commentaries, research reports of work in progress, review essays, and book reviews on any aspect relevant to social scientific approaches to maritime Size: 4MB.