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Aerial Surveillance Field Guide

July, 2015

Aerial Surveillance Field Guide

This short field guide is intended to be used by anyone undertaking aerial surveillance and oil spill quantification. Aerial surveillance can provide:

Confirmation and location of the oil spill.

Quantification of the volume of the oil on water.

The status of the source.

The degree of weathering of the oil spilt.

Information on the effectiveness of response strategies

Confident Ambassadors - Dispersants' Role in Biodegredation

July, 2015

Description

This video explains the role dispersants play in biodegredation.

Confident Ambassadors - Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA)

July, 2015

Description

This video explains NEBA and how it can be used for effective oil spill preparedness and response.

Confident Ambassadors - Dispersant Use in the Arctic Environment

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the oil spill response and dispersant use requirements for releases in Arctic environments, including regulatory requirements.

Confident Ambassadors - Dispersant Use and Regulation Timeline

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises signifcant spill events and subsequent regulatory changes that have advanced spill response and the use of dispersants as an operational response tool.

Confident Ambassadors - Subsea and Point Source Dispersant Operations

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the benefits and limitations of dispersants use for subsea and point source injection.

Confident Ambassadors - Aerial and Vessel Dispersant Operations

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the operational capabilities and potential benefits of dispersant use at the water surface.

Confident Ambassadors - Assessing Dispersant Use - Trade-offs

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the trade-offs and evaluation factors used by decision makers to determine whether the use of dispersants is warranted for an oil spill.

Confident Ambassadors - Dispersant Use Approvals in the United States

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises in the process and decision-making required for dispersant use approval in United States waters.

Confident Ambassadors - Toxicity and Dispersants

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet provides an overview of aquatic toxicity testing and the potential effects that may occur when dispersants are used to respond to oil spilled on water.