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References on Oil Spills

NASA - NASA Imagery of Oil Spill

Hurricanes and the Oil Spill: Noaa's Factsheet and Frequent Questions pdf

Other Bibliographies

Albers, P.H. 2007. An annotated bibliography on petroleum pollution. Laurel, Md: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. PDF

Bonvillain, S., D. Rice, J. Conover, and Q. Dortch. 2000. Effect of oil and gas development: A current awareness bibliography. U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS study MMS 2000-083. 72 pp. 

Fiolek, A., Pikula, L., and Voss, B. 2010Resources on oil spills, response, and restoration: A selected bibliography. Silver Spring, Md: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Oceanographic Data Center, Library and Information Services Division. 
(available from web site, http://docs.lib.noaa.gov/.../current_references_2010_2.pdf

Light, M. and J.J. Lanier. 1978. Biological effects of oil pollution : a comprehensive bibliography with abstracts. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Research and Development ; Springfield, Va.: available through the National Technical Information Service, 1978. Report. U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Research and Development no. CG-D-75-78. 647 pp. (available from the HathiTrust Digital Library http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000260384)
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Publications held at UT Libraries

Amoco Cadiz

Colloque International Amoco Cadiz. 1981. Amoco Cadiz : conséquences d'une pollution accidentalle par les hydrocarbures = Amoco Cadiz, fates and effects of the oil spill : actes du Colloque International, Centre Océanologique de Bretagne, Brest, France, 19-22 novembre 1979. Paris: Centre national pour l'exploitation des océans. 881 pp.
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Dauvin. J.-C. 1979. Recherches quantitatives sur le peuplement des sables fins de la Pierre Noire, Baie de Morlaix, et sur sa perturbation par les hyrdocarbures de l'"AMOCO-CADIZ." Thesis (Ph. D.) Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 1979. 251 pp.
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Fairhall, D. and P. Jordan. 1980. The wreck of the Amoco Cadiz. New York: Stein and Day. 248 pp.
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Hess, W.N. (ed.). 1978. The Amoco Cadiz oil spill : preliminary scientific report. Washington: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories : for sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. NOAA/EPA special report. 283 pp.
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NOAA-CNEXO Joint Scientific Commission. 1982. Ecological study of the Amoco Cadiz oil spill : report of the NOAA-CNEXO Joint Scientific Commission. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ; Paris: Centre national pour l'exploitation des océans. 479 pp. 
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Alvenus

Texas Department of Water Resources. Report to the Governor's Advisory Panel on Offshore Oil and Chemical Spill Responses regarding the Alvenus oil spill, August 1984. Texas: s.n. 15 pp.
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Argo Merchant

Center for Ocean Management Studies. 1978. In the wake of the Argo Merchant : proceedings of a symposium held January 11-13, 1978. Kingston, R.I.? : Center for Ocean Management Studies. 181 pp.
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Grose, P.L. and J.S. Mattson. 1977. The Argo Merchant oil spill : a preliminary scientific report. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminsitration, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. 334 pp. (available from the Biodiversity Heritage Library, http://www.archive.org/details/argomerchantoils00gros)

Exxon Valdez

Baker, J.M., R.B. Clark and P.F. Kingston. 1990. Environmental recovery in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska field observations of. [s.l. s.n.] 12 pp.
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Baker, J.M., R.B. Clark and P.F. Kingston. 1991. Two years after the spill : environmental recovery in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska. Edinburgh, Scotland: Institute of Offshore Engineering. 31 pp.
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Exxon. Bioremediation in Prince William Sound. Houston, Tex.: Exxon Co., U.S.A., 1990? 1 v.
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Exxon Corporation. Public Affairs Dept. Fate and effects of oil in the sea. New York: The Corporation. 11 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1992. Exxon Valdez oil spill restoraton. Anchorage, Alaska: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 2 v.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1992. Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration : 1993 draft work plan. Anchorage, Alaska : Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 247 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1992. Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration. Restoration framework. Supplement. Anchorage, Alaska: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1993. Draft, Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration plan. Anchorage, Alaska: The Council. 1 v.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1993. Summary of public comment on alternatives of the draft, Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration plan. Anchorage, Alaska: The Council. 62 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1993. Working document : comprehensive habitat protection process : large parcel evaluation & ranking. Anchorage, AK : Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1994. Draft environmental impact statement for the Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration plan. Juneau, Alaska: USDA Forest Service Alaska Region. 1 v.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1994. Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration 1994 draft work plan (without brief project descriptions). Anchorage, Alaska: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustees. 57 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1994. Final environmental impact statement for the Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration plan. Anchorage, Alaska: The Council. 516 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1994. Five years later : 1994 status report on the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Anchorage, AK: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustees : Oil Spill Public Information Center. 19 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1994. Record of decision for the Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration plan. Anchorage, Alaska: The Council. 26 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1996. Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration plan : draft update on injured resources & services. Anchorage, Alaska: The Council. 23 pp.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 2001. Invitation to submit restoration proposals for federal fiscal year 2002. Anchorage, Alaska: The Council. 1 v.
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 2001. Status report on the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Anchorage, Alaska: The Council.
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NOAA. 1989. Assessment of damages to natural resources from the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska : a preliminary plan. Washington, D.C.: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce. 16 pp.
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Rice, S.D., (ed.). 1996. Proceedings of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Symposium : held at Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2-5 February 1993. American Fisheries Society symposium 18. 931 pp.
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Varanasi, U., S.-L. Chan, W.D. MacLeod, J.E. Stein, D.W. Brown, D.G. Burrows, K.L. Tilbury, J.T. Landahl, C.A. Wigren, T. Horn and S.M. Pierce. 1990. Survey of subsistence fish and shellfish for exposure to oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez : first year, 1989. Seattle, Wash.: Environmental Conservation Division, Northwest Fisheries Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA technical memorandum NMFS F/NWC 191. 167 pp. (available from NOAA, 
http://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/assets/25/4592_06212004_101824_tm191.pdf)

Wells, P.G., J.N. Butler, and J.S. Huges (eds.). 1995. Exxon Valdez oil spill : fate and effects in Alaskan waters. Philadelphia: ASTM. STP 1219. 955 pp.
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IXTOC

Amos, A.F. 1980. Longhorn reports : the IXTOC oil spill : Part 1, field observations, July - November 1979. Port Aransas, Tex.: The University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas Marine Laboratory. NOAA contract no. NA79RAC00141. 284 pp.
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Amos, A.F. 1980. R/V Longhorn cruise FSU-1, 23 July - 31 July 1979 : cruise and data report. Port Aransas, Tex.: The University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas Marine Laboratory. 47 pp.

Amos, A.F. 1980. R/V Longhorn cruise FSU-2, 31 October - 6 November 1979 : cruise and data report. Port Aransas, Tex.: The University of Texas Marine Institute, Port Aransas Marine Laboratory. 62 pp.

Chapman, B.R. 1979. Effects of the Ixtoc I oil spill on marine bird populations along the Texas Coast : final report to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Padre Island National Seashore. Corpus Christi, Tex.: Coastal Ecosystems Co. NOAA contract no. NA79RAC00149; Padre Island National Seashore contract no. PX7490-9-0243. 1 v.
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Hooper, C.H. 1981. The IXTOC I oil spill the federal scientific response. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Marine Pollution Assessment. 202 pp.
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Kindinger, M.E. 1981. Impact of the Ixtoc I oil spill on the community structure of intertidal and subtidal infauna along South Texas beaches. Master's thesis. Corpus Christi State University. 91 pp.
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NOAA. 1979. IXTOC-I oil spill damage assessment program : a cooperative federal and state program. Corpus Christi, Tex.: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 1 v.
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Parker, P.L. (ed.). 1979. IXTOC I: Chemical characterization and acute biological effects. Final rept. to Environmental Protection Agency in fulfillment of Dept. of Transportation Contract DOT-CG08-8174. Port Aransas, Tex.: The University of Texas Marine Science Institute.
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Committee on Environmental Affairs. Report on the Ixtoc I oil spill. Austin. 146 pp.
TD 427 P4 T48 1980 MSL

Mega Borg

Fawn, D., D. Barker, M. Querejazu, J.P. Schmidt and M.B. Trak. 1991. The MEGA BORG incident. Austin, Tex.: Texas Water Commission. 400 pp.
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Metula

Gunnerson, C.G. and G. Peter. 1976. The Metula oil spill = El derramamiento petrolífero del Metula. Boulder, Colo. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories ; Washington: for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. NOAA special report. 37 pp.
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Panama

Keller, B.D. and J.B.C. Jackson (eds.). 1991. Long-term assessment of the oil spill at Bahía las Minas, Panama : interim report. New Orleans : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. OCS study MM 90-0030. 2 v.
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Persian Gulf

Abu-Zinada, A.H., H.-J. Barth, F. Krupp, B. Boer, and T.Z. Al Abdessalaam (eds.). Protecting the Gulf's marine ecosystems from pollution. Basel ; Boston: Birkhauser. 285 pp.
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Al-Azab, M., W. El-Shorbagy and S. Al-Ghais. 2005. Oil pollution and its environmental impact in the Arabian Gulf region. Amsterdam; Boston: Elsevier. 236 pp.
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Krupp, F., A.H. Abuzinada, and I.A. Nader. 1996. A marine wildlife sanctuary for the Arabian Gulf : environmental research and conservation following the 1991 Gulf War oil spill. Brussels: European Commission; Riyadh: National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development; Frankfurt a.M.: Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg. 511 pp.
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Santa Barbara

Clarke, K. and J. Hemphill. 2001. The Santa Barbara Oil Spill: A Retrospective. In: Proceedings 64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, UC Santa Barbara. Retrieved 24 June 2010.

County of Santa Barbara. Planning and Development, Energy Division. 2005. Blowout at Union Oil's Platform A. (available from web site, http://www.countyofsb.org/energy/information/1969blowout.asp) Retrieved 24 June 2010.

Easton, R. 1972. Black tide : the Santa Barbara oil spill and its consequences. New York: Delacorte Press. 336 pp.
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Nash, A.E.K., D.E. Mann and P.G. Olsen. 1972. Oil pollution and the public interest : a study of the Santa Barbara oil spill. Berkeley: Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California. 157 pp.
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Santa Barbara Oil Symposium. Proceedings made possible by a grant from NSF & the Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, October 16-17, 1970. U.S. GPO. 377 pp.
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Steinhart, C.E. and J.S. Steinhart. Blowout : a case study of the Santa Barbara oil spill. North Scituate, Mass.: Duxbury Press. 138 pp.
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Straughan, D. and R.L. Kolpack. 1971. Biological and oceanographical survey of the Santa Barbara Channel oil spill, 1969-1970. Los Angeles: Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California. Sea grant publication no. 2. 2 volumes.
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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Minerals, Materials, and Fuels. Santa Barbara oil spill : Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, first session, on S. 1219 ... May 19 and 20, 1969. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off. 186 pp.
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Torrey Canyon

Carthy, J.D. and D.R. Arthur. 1968. The Biological effects of oil pollution on littoral communities : proceedings of a symposium held at the Orielton Field Centre, Pembroke, Wales, on 17th, 18th and 19th February 1968. London: Field Studies Council. 198 pp.
QH 91.8 O4 B5 Geology Library

Gill, C., F. Booker and T. Soper. 1967. The wreck of the "Torrey Canyon," by Crispin Gill, Frank Booker and Tony Soper. Newton Abbot (Devon), David Charles ; New York: Taplinger. 128 pp.
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Oudet, L. 1972. In the wake of the Torrey Canyon: reflections on a disaster. London: Royal Institute of Navigation; Distributed by Hollis and Carter. 71 pp.
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Petrow, R. 1968. In the wake of Torrey Canyon. 1st American edition. New York: D. McKay Co. 256 pp.
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Smith, J.E. 1968. "Torrey Canyon" pollution and marine life : a report by the Plymouth Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. London: published for the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom [by] Cambridge U.P. 196 pp.
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Other materials

Adams, J.K., K.A. Benkert, C. Keller, and R. White. 1984. A method for ranking biological habitats in oil spill response planning and impact assessment. Washington, DC: The Team ; Springfield, Va.: National Technical Information Service, 1984. FWS/OBS-82/61. 43 pp.
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Baker, J.M. 1976. Marine ecology and oil pollution : [proceedings]. New York: Wiley. 566 pp.
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Bedinger, C.A. and L.Z. Kirby. Ecological investigations of petroleum production platforms in the central Gulf of Mexico. San Antonio, Tex.: The Institute ; [Springfield, Va.]: Available from N.T.I.S. SwRI project 01-5245 in fulfillment of contract AA551-CT8-17. 3 v.
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Biderman, J.O. and W.H. Drury. 1980. The effects of low levels of oil on aquatic birds : a non-technical summary of research activities, FY76 through FY78. Washington: Biological Services Program, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior. FWS/OBS-80/16. 5 pp.
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Blumer, M., J.M. Hunt, J. Atema, and L. Stein. 1973. Interaction between marine organisms and oil pollution. Washington, D.C.: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. Ecological research series, EPA-R3-73-042. 97 pp.
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Bocard, C. 2008. Marine oil spills and soils contaminated by hydrocarbons : environmental stakes and treatment of pollutions. Paris: Editions TECHNIP. 285 pp.
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Boesch, D.F. and N.N. Rabalais (eds.). 1985. The long-term effects of offshore oil and gas development : an assessment and a research strategy. Rockville, Md.: National Marine Pollution Program Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 1 v.
TN 872.5 L66 1985 MSL

Boesch, D.F. and N.N. Rabalais (eds.). 1987. Long-term environmental effects of offshore oil and gas development. London ; New York: Elsevier. 708 pp.
TD 195.03 B647 1987 MSL

Boesch, D.F. and N.N. Rabalais (eds.). 1989. Produced waters in sensitive coastal habitats : central coastal Gulf of Mexico. New Orleans: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Regional Office. MMS 89-0031. 157 pp.
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Boesch, D.F., C.H. Hershner, and J.H. Milgram. 1974. Oil spills and the marine environment. Cambridge, Mass., Ballinger Pub. Co. 114 pp.
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Boesch, D.F., M.N. Josselyn, A.J. Mehta, J.T. Morris, W.K. Nuttle, C.A. Simenstad, and D.J.P. Swift. 1994. Scientific assessment of coastal wetland loss, restoration and management in Louisiana. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Coastal Education and Research Foundation. Journal of Coastal Research. Special issue no. 20. 103 pp.
QH 541.5 M3 S39 1994 MSL

Brebbia, C.A., J.M. Saval Perez, L. Garcia Andion, and Y. Villacampa. 2004. Coastal environment V, incorporating oil spill studies. Southampton, UK ; Boston: WIT Press. 470 pp.
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Burger, J. 1994. Before and after an oil spill : the Arthur Krill. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 305 pp.
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Burger, J. 1997. Oil spills. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press. 261 pp.
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Conference on Assessment of Ecological Impacts of Oil Spills. 1978. The proceedings of the Conference on Assessment of Ecological Impacts of Oil Spills : 14-17 June 1978, Keystone, Colorado. Arlington, Va.?: American Institute of Biological Sciences. 936 pp.
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Cowell, E.B. 1971. The Ecological effects of oil pollution on littoral communities : proceedings of a symposium organized by the Institute of Petroleum and held at the Zoological Society of London, 30 November - 1 December 1970. London: Institute of Petroleum. 250 pp.
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Dematteis, L. and K. Szymczak. 2008. Crude reflections : oil, ruin and resistance in the Amazon rainforest. San Francisco: City Lights Books. 128 pp. Heavy illustrated.
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Dong, D.Y. and T.E. Whitledge. 1992. Nutrient enhanced coastal ocean productivity : NECOP data report : CTD observations from the R/V Longhorn Cruise, May 5-13, 1992. Port Aransas, Tex.: University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute. Technical report no. TR/92-004. 141 pp.
QH 541.5 C65 D663 1992 MSL

Dorigan, J.V. and F.L. Harrison. 1987. Physiological responses of marine organisms to environmental stresses : research supported by U.S. Department of Energy, 1980 to 1986. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Energy Research, Office of Health and Environmental Research, Ecological Research Division. DOE/ER-0317. 501 pp.
QH 545 M3 P48 1987 MSL

Eisler, R. 2010. Compendium of trace metals and marine biota. Volume 1, Plants and invertebrates. Amsterdam ; Boston ; Oxford: Elsevier.
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Eurocean. 1981. Petroleum and the marine environment : PETROMAR 80. London: Graham ; Trotman. 788 pp.
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FAO. 1977. Impact of oil on the marine environment. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1977. Reports and studies no. 6. 250 pp.
QH 545 O5 I18 1977 MSL

Fritts, T.H. and M.A. McGehee. 1982. Effects of petroleum on the development and survival of marine turtle embryos. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior/Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Regional Office. FWS/OBS-82/37. 41 pp.
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Grizzle, J.M. 1983. Ecological effects of energy development on reef fish, ichthyoplankton and benthos populations in the Flower Garden Banks of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, 1980-1982. Volume 2, Histopathology of fishes in relation to drilling operations near Flower Garden Banks. Galveston, Tex.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Center, Galveston Laboratory.
QH 545 O5 E2 1983 V.2 MSL

Hall, R.J., and N.C. Coon. 1988. Interpreting residues of petroleum hydrocarbons in wildlife tissues. Washington, DC: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1988. Biological report 88(15). 7 pp. (available from the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service, http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/oilinla/pdfs/3610_Hall.pdf)
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Hardy, C.D., E.R. Baylor, P. Moskowitz, and A. Robbins. 1975. The prediction of oil spill movement in the ocean south of Nassau and Suffolk counties, New York. Stony Brook, N.Y.: Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York. Technical report Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook no. 21. 327 pp.
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Hildebrand, H.H. and G. Gunter. 1955. A report on the deposition of petroleum tars and asphalts on the beaches of the northern Gulf of Mexico : with notes on the beaches conditions and the associated biota. Port Aransas, Tex.: Institute of Marine Science, University of Texas. 88 pp.
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Houston. Resources Technology Corportation. 1972. Fate and effect studies of Shell oil spill, December 1970 : appendix 1. Houston, Tex.: The Corporation. 1 v.
QH 91.8 O4 F3838 1972 MSL

Institute of Petroleum (Great Britain). Oil Pollution Analysis Committee. 1974. Marine pollution by oil : characterization of pollutants, sampling, analysis, and interpretation. Barking: Applied Science Publishers [for] the Institute of Petroleum. 198 pp.
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Ji, Z.-G., W.R. Johnson, C.F. Marshall and E.M. Lear (ed.). 2007. Oil-spill risk analysis : Gulf of Mexico outer continental shelf (OCS) lease sales, central planning area and western planning area, 2007-2012, and gulfwide OCS program, 2007-2046. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Environmental Division. OCS report MMS 2007-040. 59 pp. (available from the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service.

Johnson, W.R. and E.M. Lear (eds.). 1992. Oil spill risk analysis : central and western Gulf of Mexico (proposed lease sales 139 & 141) Outer Continental Shelf. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Branch of Environmental Operations & Analysis. OCS report MMS 92-0005. 342 pp.
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Johnson, W.R., Z.-G. Ji, C.F. Marshall and E.M. Lear (ed.). 2007. Oil-spill risk analysis : contingency planning statistics for Gulf of Mexico OCS activities in the Walker Ridge Planning Area. Herndon, Va.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Environmental Division. OCS report MMS 2007-029. 18 pp. (available from the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service.

Keller, C.E. 1982. Effects of petroleum on the development and survival of marine turtle embryos : executive summary. Slidell, LA: National Coastal Ecosystems Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 5 pp.
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Kittredge, J.S. 1975. Effects of crude oil on marine invertebrates : final report. Galveston, Tex.: University of Texas Medical Branch. Photocopy. Springfield, Va. : National Technical Information Service. 5 pp.
QH 545 O5 K588 1975 MSL

Lanier, J.J. and M. Light. 1978. Inquiry into the suitability of protozoa as biological indicators of oil pollution. Washington, D.C.: The Office ; Springfield, Va. : National Technical Information Service. Report no. CG-D-83-78.
QH 91.8 O4 L364 1978 MSL

Ledet, S., P. Marsh and B. Mullin. 1992. Investigation of October 13, 1991, Elf Exploration, Inc., oil spill, Lease OCS-G 9637, South Timbalier Block 38, Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast. New Orleans, La.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Regional Office. OCS report MMS 92-0067. 18 pp.
TN 871 I582 1992 MSL

Light, M. and J.J. Lanier. 1978. Biological effects of oil pollution : a comprehensive bibliography with abstracts. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Research and Development ; Springfield, Va.: available through the National Technical Information Service, 1978. Report. U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Research and Development no. CG-D-75-78. 647 pp.
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Mackin, J.G. 1973. A review of significant papers on effects of oil spills and oil field brine discharges on marine biotic communities. College Station: Texas A&M Research Foundation. Project 737. 87, [84] pp.
QH 91.8 O4 M335 MSL

Malins, D.C. (ed.). 1977. Effects of petroleum on arctic and subarctic marine environments and organisms. New York: Academic Press.
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Mendelssohn, I.A., M.W. Hester, and J.M. Hill. 1993. Effects of oil spills on coastal wetlands and their recovery : year 4, final report. New Orleans, La.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. MMS 93-0045. 46 pp.
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Moore, S.F., G.R. Chirlin, C.J. Puccia, and B.P. Schrader. 1974. Potential biological effects of hypothetical oil discharges in the Atlantic Coast and Gulf of Alaska. Cambridge, Mass.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Report no. MITSG 74-19. 121 pp.
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National Research Council (U.S.). 1985. Oil in the sea : inputs, fates and effects. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. 601 pp.
GC 1085 N396 1985 MSL

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Understanding Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy and Effects. Oil spill dispersants : efficacy and effects. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. 377 pp.
TD 427 P4 N383 2005 MSL

National Research Council (U.S.). Ocean Affairs Board. 1975. Petroleum in the marine environment. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences. 107 pp.
GC 1085 W67 1973 MSL

Parker, P.L. 1979. A study of the chemical composition and toxicity of petroleum from a Mexican spill. Port Aransas, Tex.: Port Aransas Marine Laboratory, the University of Texas Marine Science Institute. 8 pp.
TD 427 P4 P377 1979 MSL

Petrakis, L. and F.T. Weiss (eds.). 1980. Petroleum in the marine environment. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. Advances in chemistry series 185. 371 pp.
QH 545 O5 P47 1980 MSL

Resources Technology Corporation. 1972. Fate and effect studies of Shell oil spill, December 1970 : appendix 1. Houston, Tex.: The Corporation. 1 v.
QH 91.8 O4 F3838 1972 MSL

Rose, C.D. 1974. Petroleum in the estuary. Solomons: Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies, Natural Resources Institute, University of Maryland. NRI special report no. 5. 15 pp.
QH 545 O5 R67 1974 MSL

Scanlan, R.S. and J.K. Winters. 1980. Quantitation and organic geochemical characterization of petroleum-like materials found on an undisturbed beach of the Padre Island National Seashore. Port Aransas, Tex.: University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas Marine Laboratory. 1 v.
TD 427 P4 S28 1980 MSL

Shinn, E.A., B.H. Lidz, and C.D. Reich. 1993. Habitat impacts of offshore drilling : Eastern Gulf of Mexico. New Orleans, La.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service. OCS study MMS 93-0021. 73 pp.
QH 91.8 O4 S546 MSL

Straughan, D. and R.L. Kolpack. 1971. Biological and oceanographical survey of the Santa Barbara Channel oil spill, 1969-1970. Los Angeles: Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California. 2 v.
QH 91.8 O4 B48 1971 V.1-2 MLS

Sturtevant, P. 1979. A survey of tar accumulations remaining on Texas beaches : Rio Grande River to Aransas. Texas?: s.n. 15 pp.
TD 427 P4 S787 1979 MSL

Texas A & M University. Sea Grant Program. Nutrient enhanced coastal ocean productivity : proceedings of workshop, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, October 1991. Texas A & M University, Sea Grant Program. TAMU-SG-92-109. 154 pp.
QH 91.8 M34 N88 1992 MSL

Texas. General Land Office. 1997. Lower coast of Texas atlas : oil spill prevention & response. Austin, Tex.: Information Systems/Geographic Information Systems Division and Oil Spill Prevention Response Division, Texas General Land Office. 1 atlas.
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Texas. General Land Office. Information Systems/Geographic Information Systems Division. 1996. Upper coast of Texas atlas : oil spill prevention & response. Austin, Tex.: The Office. 1 atlas
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1979. Proceedings of the 1979 U. S. Fish and Wildlife service Pollution Response Workshop, 8-10 May 1979, St. Petersburg, Florida. Washington, D.C. : Environmental Contaminant Evaluation Program, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior. FWS-14-16-0009-78-006. 212 pp.
QH 545 O5 U54 1979 MSL

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 1989. Comparative toxicity test of water-accommodated fractions of oils and oil dispersants to marine organisms. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Environment Programme. Reference methods for marine pollution studies no. 45. 21 pp.
QH 91.8 O4 C66 1989 MSL

Vernberg, F.J., A. Calabrese, F.P. Thurberg, and W.B. Vernberg. 1977. Physiological responses of marine biota to pollutants. New York: Academic Press. 462 pp.
SH 174 P48 MSL

Wang, Z., and S.A. Stout. 2007. Oil spill environmental forensics : fingerprinting and source indentification. Amsterdam; Boston, MA: Elsevier/Academic Press. 554 pp.
TD 193.4 O35 2007 MSL

Wolfe, D.A. (ed.). 1977. Fate and effects of petroleum hydrocarbons in marine ecosystems and organisms : proceedings of a symposium, November 10-12, 1976, Olympic Hotel, Seattle, Washington.  Oxford ; New York: Pergamon Press. 478 pp.
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Selected Articles

Amos, A.F. 1980. The oiling of shorebirds on a south Texas barrier island following the Ixtoc oil spill. 98th Stated Annual Meeting, American Ornithologists' Union, Abstracts, Fort Collins, CO, Aug. 12.

Amos, A.F., S.C. Rabalais, and R.S. Scanlan. 1983. Oil-filled Callianassa burrows on a Texas barrier island beach. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology 53(2):411-416. pdf

Atlas, R.M., G.E. Roubal, A. Bronner, and J.R. Haines. 1981. Biodegradation of hydrocarbons in mousse from the IXTOC I well blowout, In Keith, L.H., ed., Energy and Environmental Chemistry, vol. I: Fossil Fuels. Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ann Arbor Science Pub.

Boehm, P.D. and D.L. Fiest. 1982. Subsurface distributions of petroleum from an offshore well blowout - The Ixtoc I blowout, the Bay of Campeche. Environmental Science and Technology 16:67-74.

Boehm, P.D., D.L. Fiest, and A.A. Elskus. 1981. Comparative weathering patterns of hydrocarbons from the Amoco Cadiz oil spill observed at a variety of coastal environments. In Amoco Cadiz: fate and effects of the oil spill, Proceedings of the International Symposium, November, 19-22, 1979, pp. 159-173.

Burns, K.A. and J.M. Teal. 1979. The West Falmouth oil spill: hydrocarbons in the salt marsh ecosystems. Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science 8:349-360.

Casey, R., A.F. Amos, J. Anderson, R. Koehler, R. Schwarzer, and J. Sloan. 1980. Preliminary report on the microplankton and microbenthos responses to the 1979 Gulf of Mexico oil spills (Ixtoc I and Burmah Agate) with comments on avenues of oil to the sediments and the fate of oil in the column and on the bottom. Transactions, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies 30:273-281. pdf

Conover, R.J. 1971. Some relations between zooplankton and Bunker C oil in Chedabucto Bay following the wreck of the tanker Arrow. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 28(9):1327-1330.

Donahue, W.H., M. Welch, W.Y. Lee, and J.A.C. Nicol. 1977. Toxicity of water soluble fractions of petroleum oils on larvae of crabs. In: Giam, C.S. (ed.). 1977. Pollutant effects on marine organisms, Lexington Books, D.C. Heath & Co., Lexington, pp. 77–94.

Geyer, R.A. 1981. Naturally occurring hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. In Proceedings of the 1981 Oil Spill Conference, American Petroleum Institute, Washington DC, pp. 445-452.

Gundlach, E.R., K.J. Finkelstein, and J.L. Sadd. 1981. Impact and persistence of Ixtoc I oil on the south Texas coast. In Proceedings of the 1981 Oil Spill Conference, American Petroleum Institute, Washington DC, pp. 477-485.
TD 427 P4 O4486 1981 MSL

Jernelöv, A. and O. Lindén. 1981. Ixtoc I: A case study of the world's largest oil spill. Ambio 10(6):299-306.

Kalke, R.D., T.A. Duke and R.W. Flint. 1982. Weathered IXTOC I oil effects on estuarine benthos. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 15:75-84.

Lee, W.Y. 1977. Some laboratory cultured crustaceans for marine pollution studies. Marine Pollution Bulletin 8:258–259.

Lee, W.Y. and J.A.C. Nicol. 1977. The effects of the water soluble fractions of no. 2 fuel oil on the survival and behaviour of coastal and oceanic zooplankton. Environmental Pollution 12(4):279-292.

Lee, W.Y., M.F. Welch and J.A.C. Nicol. 1977. Survival of two species of amphipods in aqueous extracts of petroleum oils. Marine Pollution Bulletin 8:92–94.

Lee, W.Y., K. Winters and Nicol, J.A.C., 1978. The biological effects of the water-soluble fractions of a No. 2 fuel oil on the planktonic shrimp, Lucifer faxoni. Environmental Pollution 15:167–183.

Nicol, J.A.C., W.H. Donahue, R.T. Wang, and K. Winters. 1977. Chemical composition and effects of water extracts of petroleum on eggs of the sand dollar Melitta quinquiesperforata. Marine Biology 40:309–316.

Pulich Jr., W.M., K. Winters, and C. Van Baalen. 1974. The effects of a No. 2 fuel oil and two crude oils on the growth and photosynthesis of microalgae. Marine Biology 28:87–94.

Rabalais, S.C. and R.W. Flint. 1983. Ixtoc-1 Effects on Intertidal and Subtidal Infauna of South Texas Gulf Beaches. Contributions in Marine Science 26:23-35.

Rabalais, S.C., C.R. Arnold, and N.S. Wohlschlag. 1981. The effects of IXTOC I oil on the eggs and larvae of red drum (Sciaenops ocellata). Texas Journal of Science 33(1):33-38.

Scanlan, R.S., J.K. Winters, and P.L. Parker. 1982. Chemical characterization of IXTOC I petroleum in Texas coastal waters, in Keith, L.H., ed. Energy and Environmental Chemistry, vol. I: Fossil fuels. Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ann Arbor Science Pub.

Soley, J.C. 1910. The oil fields of the Gulf of Mexico : their geological place. Scientific American Supplement no. 1788, 229-230.

Winters, K., R. O'Donnell, J.C. Batterton, and C. Van Baalen. 1976. Water-soluble components of four fuel oils: Chemical characterization and effects on growth of microalgae. Marine Biology 36:269–276.

Winters, K., C. Van Baalen, and J.A.C. Nicol. 1977. Water soluble extractives from petroleum oils: Chemical characterization and effects on microalgae and marine animals. In: Petroleum hydrocarbons in the marine environment McIntyre, A.D. and Whittle, K.J., Editors, 1977. Danemark, Rapp. P.-v. Réun. Cons. int. Explor. Mer 171:166–174.

Other Resources

Boehm, P., et al. 1982. Ixtoc oil spill assessment : final report. Prepared for Bureau of Land Management. Cambridge, Mass.: The Division. Contract no. AA851-CTO-71. 3 v.
GC 1221 I97 1982 Geology Library

Chelminski, R. 1987. Superwreck : Amoco Cadiz : the shipwreck that had to happen. New York: W. Morrow. 254 pp.

Debusschere, K., et al. 1994. Recovery of a deltaic barrier island to hurricane and oil spill impacts in coastal Louisiana. New Orleans, La.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 1 v.

ERCO/Energy Resources Co. 1982. IXTOC oil spill assessment : final report, executive summary. Contract no. AA851-CTO-71. 38 pp.

National Research Council (U.S.). 2002. Spills of emulsified fuels : risks and response. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. 106 pp.

Pausina, F., M. Cole, and C. Delouche. 1996. Investigation of hydrocarbon spill, West Cameron block 198, Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast. New Orleans: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Regional Office. OCS report MMS 96-0038. 1 v.

Resources Technology Corporation. 1972. Studies and investigations of the fate and effect of the Shell oil spill, Platform B, Block 26, South Timbalier Bay (December 1, 1970-November 30, 1971) : final report. Washington: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Programs ; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. Contract no. 68-01-0051. 1 v.
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Sims, M., T. Clark and C.W. Ward. 1991. Bioremediation : nature's cleanup tool. Austin, Tex.: Oil Spill Prevention and Response Team, Texas General Land Office. 29 pp.

Spies, R.B. 2007. Long-term ecological change in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 589 pp.
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service. 1983. Assessing the social costs of oil spills : the Amoco Cadiz case study. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service. 144 pp.
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Links

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. 1999. Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration plan : update on injured resources and services. Anchorage, AK: The Council. pdf

The Galeta Oil Spill Project (Panama 1986)

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS), Texas A&M, College Station - Oil Spill Information Resources

NALCO. Safety Data Sheet for COREXIT® EC9527A provided by Nalco Company, 1601 W. Diehl, Rd., Naperville, Illinois 60563-1198. pdf

NASA - NASA Imagery of Oil Spill

NOAA Deepwater Horizon Archive

NOAA's National Ocean Service, Office of Response and Restoration

Recent Emergency Spill Responses (NOAA. Office of Response and Restoration)

Texas Marine Scientist Studies Oil Spill Effects on Oxygen Levels in the Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone.’ info