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Information about the Prestige oil spill in Spanish research centres

Universidade de Vigo
- Departamento de Ecoloxía e Bioloxía Animal (Dr. Alberto Velando)
- Grupo de Oceanografía Física. Seguimiento del vertido de fuel-oil mediante boyas Argos
- Oficina de Medio Ambiente

Universidade de Santiago

Universidade da Coruña

Universidad de Oviedo

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO)

Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM-CSIC) [Más]

Proyecto de investigación VEM 2003-20082-C06:
      Impacto biológico del vertido del Prestige en Galicia y el Golfo de Vizcaya. Evaluación integrada.
Information about the Prestige oil spill in centres outside Spain

Le Cedre

Ifremer

Instituto Hidrográfico de Portugal

European Topic Centre on Terrestrial Environment
Civil service information

CEPRECO - Centro para la prevención y lucha contra la contaminación marítima y del litoral

SASEMAR - Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima

Xunta de Galicia
- Centro de Control do Medio Mariño
- Intecmar
- Sistema de Información Ambiental
- Fundación Arao

CETMAR - Centro Tecnológico del Mar. Fundación CETMAR.
Oceanographic and meteorological models

MOHID

Grupo de Oceanografía Física de la Universidade de Vigo

Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats (IMEDEA)

MeteoGalicia
Environmental quality, restoration and cleaning techniques

Quality Status Report 2000 for the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR)
The Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic ("OSPAR Convention") presents its assessment of the environmental quality of this sea.

Recovery of the fuel from the Prestige tanker (REPSOL YPF)

IEP S200
Web site of the company who provides the product used in the Galician coast biorremediation.

Markleen
A suplier company of oil spill equipment and response services in Europe.

MATBIOPOL
Role of microbial mats in bioremediation of hydrocarbon polluted coastal zones.

Bioremediation and its application to Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
A Ray Gordon paper about bioremediation: background, how it works and the application of this technology in the first year after the Exxon Valdes oil spill.

Choosing spill response alternatives.
This document summarizes the technical rationale for selecting response methods for five categories of oil in specific habitats.
General information about oil spills

Tecnociencia
Popular science web site created by Fundación Española de Ciencia y Tecnología and CSIC.

Proyecto CONTINMAR - Centro Tecnológico del Mar (CETMAR)
Information about oil slicks, accidents, cleaning techniques, legislation and so on.

RITMER
Network for research and technological innovations for the study of accidental marine pollution events. France.

The Louisiana Applied and Educational Oil Spill Research and Development Program
Promotes oil spill-related research among the state's public colleges and universities.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Understanding oil spill and oil spill response.
This brochure outlines what oil spills are, their effects and how they are cleaned up.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Office of Response and Restoration (NOAA)
U.S. Department of Commerce institution.
Other spills

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council
The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council was formed to oversee restoration of the damaged ecosystem.

Prince William Sound Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI)
Exxon Valdez - Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Institute established by USA Congress in response to the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.

10 years after the Valdez oil spill: an environmental update
Information about the environmental effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Alaska Fisheries Science Center: Exxon Valdez oil spill research projects
Studies conducted by the Auke Bay Laboratory about the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

L'après Erika. Le milieu marin sous surveillance
Monitoring of the ecological and ecotoxicological consequences of the Erika shipwreck in the French coasts.

The Braer oil spill
Summary of the events of the grounding of the M.V. Braer in January 1993 and of the effects on wildlife following the spill.

The Sea Empress oil spill
The Sea Empress oil spill in February of 1996 around the coast of South-West Wales.

International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation: Historical data
This database contains information on both the spill itself and the vessel involved.
Marine research
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