2 edition of relative sensitivity of seabird populations in Alaska to oil pollution found in the catalog.
relative sensitivity of seabird populations in Alaska to oil pollution
Donald J. Hansen
by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Office in Anchorage, Alaska
Written in English
|Statement||Donald J. Hansen.|
|Series||Technical paper -- no. 3., Technical paper (Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Office) -- no. 3.|
|Contributions||United States. Minerals Management Service. Alaska OCS Region.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||29 p. in various pagings :|
|Number of Pages||29|
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Get this from a library. The relative sensitivity of seabird populations in Alaska to oil pollution. [Donald J Hansen; Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Office.] -- Consolidates information on the potential effects of oil pollution on marine and coastal birds from oil and gas lease sales pending for.
Assessing the Vulnerability of Seabirds to Oil Pollution: Sensitivity to Spatial Scale Article (PDF Available) in Colonial Waterbirds 20(2) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Assessing the impact of major oil spills on seabird populations Article in Marine Pollution Bulletin 46(7) August with 86 Reads How we measure 'reads'.
An oil spill is the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment, especially the marine ecosystem, due to human activity, and is a form of term is usually given to marine oil spills, where oil is released into the ocean or coastal waters, but spills may also occur on spills may be due to releases of crude oil from tankers, offshore platforms, drilling.
Most marine life or mammals are killed when they are stuck in the oil. Birds for example, are overcome by the oil, their feathers and wings becoming coated by the sticky oil. Assessing the sensitivity of seabird populations to adverse effects from tidal stream turbines and wave energy devices.
– ICES Journal of Marine Science, Tidal turbines and wave energy devices may affect seabird populations through collision mortality, disturbance and habitat by: Also of importance for some seabirds is how changes in the environment may lead their predators to change behaviors.
For example, Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) predation on seabirds in the Arctic has increased significantly with reduced summer sea ice coverage (Iverson, Gilchrist, Smith, Gaston, & Forbes, ) ().How such increased predation will affect seabird populations will depend on the.
The entire marine wildlife in the area tends to be affected by oil spills. That means above-surface, surface and below-surface life forms.
For example, migratory birds such as northern gannets. Impact of oil spills on marine organisms. Ultimately, the impact of oil on marine organisms depends on the fate of the oil. As previously described, when oil is present in the environment, it is either dispersed in the top layer of the water (littoral zone) or remains on Cited by: 4.
Seabird behavior as an indicator of food supplies: Sensitivity across the breeding season We used empirical data on the time allocation of common murres Uria aalge in relation to measures of local prey density to examine whether adults provisioning chicks are more sensitive to changes in prey density than birds that are incubating eggs.
a Southern Hemisphere seabird that spends the austral winter in the SNPO/BS and Chukchi Sea (52), and two to five times higher but increases the sensitivity of populations to adult Alaska.
Alaska Marine Science Symposium Book of Abstracts (NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center/North Pacific Research Board, Seattle, WA), p File Size: 15MB. Another milestone was the adoption of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) in the United States, which was signed into law in – one year after the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound in the Gulf of Alaska in Marchspilling crude oil along a kilometres stretch of coastline which included several bird sanctuaries and nature.
Oil in the sea from anthropogenic sources, whether from spills or chronic releases, is perceived as a major environmental problem. Major oil spills occur occasionally and receive considerable public attention because of the obvious attendant environmental damage, including oil-coated shorelines and dead or moribund wildlife, especially oiled seabirds and marine mammals.
Bejarano A.C., Gardiner W.W., Barron M.G., et ve sensitivity of Arctic species to physically and chemically dispersed oil determined from three hydrocarbon measures of aquatic toxicity Marine Pollution Bulletin, (1–2) (), pp.
Cited by: 1. Jul Vol XIV Issue 2 15 Conclusion There is a need for a nationwide electronic Environmental Sensitivity Index Atlas.
It calls for a district/ state-wise ranking of environmental sensitivity to oil pollution. The Atlas should cover both spatial and temporal variation in sensitivity and include the seabed.
United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 Sixth Avenue Seattle, WA Alaska Idaho Oregon Washington ©EPA Environmental Assessment for the New Source NPDES Forest Oil Redoubt Shoal Unit Production Oil and Gas Development Project Cook Inlet, Alaska National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No.
AK January Prepared by: Science. Seabird life-histories expose individuals and populations to environmental conditions affecting both terrestrial and marine habitats. The wide-ranging and transboundary nature of seabird ecology also exposes these species to various environmental and anthropogenic forces such as contamination, commercial fisheries and climate forcing that also Cited by: Alaska.
Monitoring Seabird Populations Near Offshore Activities Assessment of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program reviews the ecological studies done by is designed to provide information to predict and manage the environmental effects of outer continental shelf oil and gas activities.
The book considers. An oil spill is the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment, especially marine areas, due to human activity or natural disaters, and is a form of pollution.
The term is usually applied to marine oil spills, where oil is released into the ocean or coastal waters, but spills may also occur on spills may be due to releases of crude oil from tankers, offshore. Abstract. Marine bird populations interact with fisheries in a variety of ways, with diverse outcomes.
Evaluation of these outcomes requires a means of comparison across cases, and a means of identifying the relative importance of concomitant processes at relevant space and time by: 3. There is also a need to strengthen pollution prevention from ships (e.g.
oil pollution, pollution from hazardous and noxious substances, waste dumping). The Finnish Government approved in a new set of national Water Protection Policy Guidelines, with an aim to achieve good water quality by NMFS has received an application from Glacier Bay National Park (Glacier Bay NP) to take marine mammals, by harassment incidental to conducting seabird research from July through September, The proposed dates for this action would be J through Septem Per the Marine.EPA/ July Research on Fish and Wildlife Habitat Technical Editor William T.
Mason, Jr. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Leetown, West Virginia Consulting Editor Sam Iker Chevy Chase, Maryland Office of Research and Development U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, D.C.