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The following Sea Grant documents are arranged by the particular oil spill or topic, and then alphabetically by the NSGL document number. Click on the NSGL document number (following the title) to view the full-text digital version of the publication. Please view our Conditions of Use clause prior to downloading electronic documents.

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Oil Spills

Deepwater Horizon | Exxon Valdez | Other Oil Spills | Clean-up/Response | Safety/Precautions | Law/Policy| General

Deepwater Horizon Spill

Stories of strength: community organizations’ stories of resiliency and growth following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill FLSGP-G-14-002

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Symposium: Building Bridges in Crisis GAUS-V-11-002

Responses of aquatic animals in the Gulf of Mexico to oil and dispersants GOMSG-G-15-001

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill GOMSG-G-15-002

Chemical Dispersants and Their Role in Oil Spill Response GOMSG-G-15-003

Persistence, fate, and effectiveness of dispersants used during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill GOMSG-G-15-004

Fisheries landings and disasters in the Gulf of Mexico MASGC-G-15-005

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill's impact on Gulf seafood GOMSG-G-15-006

Navigating shifting sands: oil on our beaches GOMSG-G-16-001

Impacts from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Gulf of Mexico fisheries GOMSG-G-16-002

Skin lesions in fish: was there a connection to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill GOMSG-G-16-005

The Deepwater Horizon Soil Spill's impact on people's health: increases in stress and anxiety GOMSG-G-16-006

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (website created in 2010) GOMSG-I-10-001

Determining seafood safety in an oil spill (2010) LSU-G-10-001

Effect of hydrocarbon contamination on oyster reef commensal assemblage colonization rates LSU-T-13-002

Modeling dissolution of oil droplets during the ascent in marine water after a deep water oil spill LSU-Y-13-003

Investigating oil degradation and mixing in coastal environments using ramped pyrolysis LSU-Y-13-006

Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on vegetation structure and function of the common reed phragmites australis: a mesocosm study LSU-Y-13-009

Effect of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on critical marsh soil microbial functions LSU-Y-14-006

Oil-response Extension, outreach and education activities by the Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant College Programs (2010) MASGC-G-10-002

Gulf of Mexico Research Plan: Deepwater Horizon OIl Spill Rapid Research Needs Assessment (2010) MASGC-G-10-004

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant responds to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill MASGC-G-10-012

Exercise caution when making oil spill compensation decisions: things every Mississippi resident should know MASGC-G-10-014

Exercise caution when making oil spill compensation decisions: Things every Alabama resident should know MASGC-G-10-015

Impacts: Oil spill response: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: serving the needs of coastal communities during a time of crisis MASGC-G-11-025

Fisheries landings and disasters in the Gulf of Mexico MASGC-G-15-005

Water Log (Volume 30, Number 1, May 2010) Deepwater Horizon Spill: who will clean up the spill? Oil spill claims information (2010) MASGC-N-10-03b

Water Log (Volume 30, Number 2, July 2010): special oil spill issue. MASGC-N-10-03c

Water Log (Volume 30, Number 4, December 2010). MASGC-N-10-03e

Water Log (Volume 32, Number 1, March 2012). MASGC-N-12-03a (see related articles on pp. 8-9 and 10).

Sea Briefs (Volume 10, Number 3, Fall 2010): oil spill edition. MASGC-N-10-13b

Estimation of the Baseline for Assessment of Economic Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Mississippi's Commercial Fishing Sector MASGC-S-13-002

Economic impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Mississippi seafood and commercial and saltwater recreational sectors in 2010 MASGC-S-15-005

Economic impact of the 2010 oil spill on coastal Alabama marine-based industries MASGC-T-12-001

The SandBar (Volume 10, Number 3, July, 2011): special edition: one year anniversary of the Gulf Oil spill NSGLC-N-11-02c

Blowout: the legal legacy of the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. RIU-T-11-001

Exxon Valdez

Exxon Valdez: has Prince William Sound Recovered. AKU ARCTIC radio script

Exxon Valdez: what have we learned. AKU ARCTIC radio script

The Gulf of Alaska: Biology and Oceanography (Exxon Valdlez Oil Spill Trustee Council) (2005) AKU-B-05-001

Lessons of the "Exxon Valdez". AKU-G-90-004

After the Exxon Valdez Soil Spill (1992) AKU-G-92-005

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 20th Anniversary website (website created in 2009) AKU-I-09-001

A challenge met: fishermen fight the spill of the Exxon Valdez (1989) AKU-MR-89-001

"Exxon Valdez" oil spill symposium: program and abstracts (1993) AKU-W-93-001

Diet of juvenile pink and chum salmon in oiled and non-oiled nearshore habitats in Prince William Sound, 1989 and 1990 (1994) AKU-W-93-002 (pg. 177)

The impact of the "Exxon Valdez" oil spill on juvenile pink
and chum salmon and their prey in nearshore marine habitats (1994) AKU-W-93-002 (pp. 179-180)

Impacts of the "Exxon Valdez" oil spill on the migration,
growth, and survival of juvenile pink salmon in Prince William Sound. T. Mark Willette (1994) AKU-W-93-002 (pp. 181-182)

Prevention, response, and oversight five years after the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (1994) AKU-W-94-001

Scuba Techniques Used to Assess the Effects of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (2001) AKU-W-01-001 (pp. 43-52)

North Aleutian Basin Energy-Fisheries: workshop proceedings (2009) AKU-W-08-002

Other Oil Spills

The Selendang Ayu Oil Spill: lessons learned (2006) AKU-B-06-001

The Athos I: Oil spill on the Delware River (website created in 2004) DELU-I-04-002

Crisis science: investigations in response to the Argo Merchant oil spill (1978) MIT-T-78-002

Clean-up/Response

Bioremediation and coastal wetlands: a report from a technical symposium on bioremediation of coastal wetlands following an oil spill. FLSGP-W-10-003

Costs of at-sea response, shoreline cleanup, and waste disposal for a catastrophic oil spill in Hawaii: assumptions and cost worksheets (1993) HAWAU-G-93-004

Hawaii's readiness to prevent and respond to oil spills: summary & recommendations (1996) HAWAU-T-96-001

Hawaii's readiness to prevent and respond to oil spills: appendices (1997) HAWAU-T-97-001

Chemical Dispersants and Their Role in Oil Spill Response GOMSG-G-15-003

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant responds to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill MASGC-G-10-012

Impacts: Oil spill response: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: serving the needs of coastal communities during a time of crisis MASGC-G-11-025

Oil spill clean-up: an economic and regulatory model (1981) MIT-T1-81-004

E2 Underwater Robotics at MIT (online video) MIT-V-13-003

Surface oil skimmer (1993) NHU-T-93-001

S.P.O.S.S.: self propelled oil surface skimmer (1993) NHU-T-93-002

F.E.S.T.: fast emergency skimmer transport (1994) NHU-T-94-003

Ultrasonic tracking of oil (2004) NHU-T-04-002

Disposal of recovered crude oil and debris from a catastrophic spill in Hawaii: regulations, existing capacity, options, and issues (1993) HAWAU-G-93-003

Bilges, fueling, and spill response (1996) RIU-G-96-019

Control of oil spills (1972) TAMU-T-72-003

Safety/Precautions

Decision models for evacuating offshore platforms under storm conditions (1991) CUIMR-T-91-002

Marine human and organization error: a data evaluation (1994) CUIMR-T-94-005

Reduction of tanker oil and chemical spills: Organizing to minimize human and organizational errors (1995) CUIMR-T-95-003

Reduction of tanker oil and chemical spills: Development of accident and near-miss databases (1995) CUIMR-T-95-004

Fire and life safety assessment and indexing methodology II (FLAIM II): development and test plan (1996) CUIMR-T-96-002

Development and verification of computer simulation models for evaluation of siting strategies and evacuation procedures for mobile drilling units in hurricanes (1996) CUIMR-T-96-003

Determining seafood safety in an oil spill (2010) LSU-G-10-001

Control of oil spills (1972) TAMU-T-72-003

The interrelationship of material toxicity, stream properties and quantity of spilled material in assessing the risk of hazardous material spills (1976) TAMU-T-76-006

Preventing oil spills during vessel repair (1992) WASHU-G-92-005

Oil spill prevention interpolator-mileage scaler pocket (1993) WASHU-G-93-003

Keeping small oil spills from becoming large problems (1993) WASHU-G-93-004

Protecting our waters, protecting our future (2005) WASHU-G-05-009

Risk management in Puget Sound (1977) WASHU-W-77-001 pp. 230-243

Law/Policy

Recommendations for an improved oil spill prevention regulatory system: legal research report (1989) AKU-H-89-003

Excercise caution when making oil spill compensation decisions: things every Mississippi resident should know. MASGC-G-10-014

Excercise caution when making oil spill compensation decisions: things every Alabama resident should know. MASGC-G-10-015

The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund. MASGC-G-10-016

Water Log (Volume 30, Number 1, May 2010) Deepwater Horizon Spill: who will clean up the spill? Oil spill claims information (2010) MASGC-N-10-03b

Spain precluded from bringing oil spill case in U.S. Court (In SandBar 7:2, July 2008, see pp. 11-12) (2008) MASGC-N-08-14c

District Court preempts Massachusetts' Oil Spill Prevention Act (in SandBar 5:3, October 2006, see pp. 1 & 6-7) (2007) MASGC-N-07-14d

Oil company cleanup halted by injunction (in SandBar 5:4, January 2007, see pp. 14-15) (2007) MASGC-N-07-14a

General

North Aleutian Basin Energy-Fisheries: workshop proceedings (2008) AKU-W-08-002

Oil Spill Science outreach GOMSG-G-14-001

Oil Spill Science: an introduction GOMSG-G-16-003

Frequently asked questions: oil edition GOMSG-G-16-004

Oil Spill Science: you have questions. we find answers GOMSG-G-16-007

Summary statistics from the 2014 Oil Spill Science social network analysis GOMSG-S-14-001

Summary of target audience input on oil spill science topics GOMSG-S-15-001

Sharing Oil Spill Science with non-scientists: Effectively communicating complex research results through outreach and education programs (workshop report) GOMSG-W-16-001

Oil spills at sea: potential impacts on Hawaii (1993) HAWAU-B-93-001

Handbook for waterborne transportation of hazardous materials and wastes (1985) MASGC-H-85-001

Oil spills/oil tanker operations (1979) ORESU-T-79-010

Oil on Puget Sound: an interdisciplinary study in systems engineering (1972) WASHU-B-72-001