Oil spills Marine Science 03.10
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Oil spills Marine Science 03.10

on

  • 67 views

For marine science so yeah use and copy wisely ;)

For marine science so yeah use and copy wisely ;)

Statistics

Views

Total Views
67
Views on SlideShare
67
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Oil spills Marine Science 03.10 Oil spills Marine Science 03.10 Presentation Transcript

  • Oil Spills By:Tyler Fleming
  • What Is An Oil Spill • Releasing of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment due to human activity and is a form of pollution. • Can also be a marine oil spill, in which oil is released into the ocean or coastal waters. • It includes the releasing of crude oil from tankers, offshore platforms, drilling rigs, and wells.
  • Negative Effects Of An Oil Spill • Oil can lead to air pollution. • Oil destroys the habitat of marine life. • Oil can lead to acid rain. • Oil washes up on beaches and marshes resulting in life threatening habitats for wildlife species. • Sea turtles, birds, whales, fish, otters, and other marine life can be oil-soaked and die.  • Oil spills cause damage to flora fauna.
  • Four Major Oil Spills In History • TheTorrey Canyon Oil Spill – March 18,1967 25 – 36 million gallons • The Sea Star Oil Spill - December 19, 1972 35.3 million gallons • Odyssey Oil Spill – November 10, 1988 40.7 million gallons • M/T HavenTanker Oil Spill – April 11, 1991 45 million gallons
  • Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
  • Oil Spill Remedies -Boom -Skimmers
  • -Pads -Spreading Chemicals
  • -Adding Bacteria -Shovels
  • Slogan You can’t drink oil!