How to respond to an Arctic oil spill
In-situ burning is the technique of choice for cleaning up oil in sea ice, but drift ice conditions present significant challenges
Everyone hopes that it will never happen. But how would people respond to an oil spill in the offshore Arctic?
In the Arctic the presence of sea ice and snow can make the techniques for oil detection and recovery very different from those used in a marine spill in warmer climates.
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Delineating the oil
Low ice concentrations
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