Thursday, May 22, 2014

Responding to Oil Spills in the U.S. Arctic Marine Environment (2014)

A new video from the National Research Council explores the recent report, Responding to Oil Spills in the U.S. Arctic Marine Environment.

As the Arctic warms and sea ice retreats, Arctic waters are becoming busier and the risk of serious oil spill is increasing. This video describes the suite of technologies, infrastructure and research needed to support effective oil spill response in the challenging Arctic environment.

Find the report and related resources here, including a webinar, report in brief and downloadable maps.

Source: Division on Earth & Life Studies.

1 comment:

  1. These days Offshore sector is the one of the major profitable sector.Most of the oil and gas fields are in Saudi,United states and United Kingdom etc.,But recently Arctic Oil Spill Response Technology finding oil exploration in Arctic.Research is still going & it is in 2nd phase.Found that currently it contains around 15% of world energy supply.Hope these things will be come success and will get more oil and gas.