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1983 Oil Spill

Conference Program (continued from page 19)

Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Federal

Republic of Germany

Sandy Beach Communities Exposed to

Natural Oil Seepage

Dale Straughan, Paramount, California

Potential Damage of Oil Wastes in

Coastal Estuary Sediments

Thomas F. Lytle and Julia S. Lytle, Gulf

Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean

Springs, Mississippi

Geomorphological Impact of Cleanup of an Oiled Salt Marsh (lie Grande, France)

B.F. Long, University of Quebec, Ri- mouski, Quebec, Canada and J.H. Van- dermeulen, Bedford Institute of Ocean- ography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Can- ada

A Natural Resources Damage Assess- ment Study: The IXTOC I Blowout

Paul D. Boehm and David L. Fiest, En- ergy Resources Company, Inc., Cam- bridge, Massachusetts; Ian Kaplan and

Paul Mankiewicz, Global Geochemistry

Corporation, Canoga Park, California;

George S. Lewbel, LGL Ecological Re- search, Inc., Bryan, Texas

A Spill of Light Fuel Oil in the Baltic Sea

Olof Linden, Jan Mattsson and Mats

Notini, Swedish Environmental Research

Institute, Karlskrona, Sweden 1:30 p.m. Mission Room B

Session 6: Input/Computer Modeling

Chairman: David E. Thornton, Environ- ment Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Can- ada

Vice Chairman: Gerd Kleineberg, U.S.

Coast Guard, Groton, Connecticut

Study of Wind and Current Datasets for

IXTOC Oil Spill Hindcast

Eric L. Anderson, Applied Science Asso- ciates, Inc., Wakefield, Rhode Island

First Experiences with the Massachusetts

Institute of Technology Oil Spill Model

Harilaos N. Psaraftis and J.D. Nyhart,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

Cambridge, Massachusetts; David A.

Betts, Petro-Canada, Calgary, Alberta,


The Use of Receptor Mode Trajectory

Analysis Techniques for Contingency


J.A. Gait and D.L. Payton, National

Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra- tion, Seattle, Washington

A Review of the State-of-the-Art of Oil

Spill Fate/Behavior Models

James C. Huang, Raytheon Company,

Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Analyzing the Potential Effects of Oper- ational Discharges of Oil from Ships in the Gulf of Mexico

Charles N. Ehler, Daniel J. Basta and

Thomas F. LaPointe, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Wash- ington, D.C.

Testing of Crude Oils and Petroleum

Products for Environmental Purposes

Donald Mackay and Warren Stiver, Uni- versity of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario,

Canada; Lt. Commander Peter A. Tebeau,

U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 2 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. North Exhibit Hall

Poster Session B

Chairman: John S. Farlow, U.S. Environ- mental Protection Agency, Edison,

New Jersey

Vice Chairman: Harold J. Pecunia, Peter- son Maritime Services, Inc., New Or- leans, Louisiana 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Assessing the Im- pacts of Oil Spills on Georges Bank


Mark Reed, Applied Science Associ- ates, Inc., Wakefield, Rhode Island;

Malcolm L. Spaulding and Saul B.

Salia, University of Rhode Island,

Kingston, Rhode Island 9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Oil Spill Model for Port and Harbor Contingency Plan- ning

Joseph O'Neill and Raymond Sosnow- ski, Normandeau Associates, Inc.,

Bedford, New Hampshire 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Computer Pre- diction and Mapping of Oil Spills in Aus- tralia

Terry R. McKay, Department of Home

Affairs and Environment, Canberra

City, Australia; Jerry A. Gait, National

Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra- tion, Seattle, Washington 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Oil Residence and Oil Spill Biological Sensitivity Indices for Coastal Marine Environments

Gordon A. Robilliard, Edward H.

Owens and John Harper, Woodward-

Clyde Consultants, Walnut Creek, Cal- ifornia; Ted P. Winfield, Woodward-

Clyde Consultants, San Diego, Cali- fornia 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Logistics — An

Underdeveloped Link for Offshore Inci- dents

Lt. Commander J.L. O'Brien and DCC

D.A. Jago, U.S. Coast Guard, Hamil- ton Air Force Base, California 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Aerial Photo- graphic Surveys Analyzed to Deduce Oil

Spill Movement During the Decay and

Break-up of Fast Ice, Prudhoe Bay,


Ivan M. Lissauer and Denise A. Baird,

U.S. Coast Guard Research and De- velopment Center, Groton, Connecticut 2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Development of

Advanced Oil Spill Dispersant Applica- tion System for Fokker F27 Aircraft

Bruce D. Emery, Conair Aviation, Ltd.,

Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada and John Cuddeback, Arabian Ameri- can Oil Company, Saudi Arabia 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m. State of Texas

Spill Response Mapping Project

David Barker and the Spill Response

Unit Staff, Texas Department of Wa- ter Resources, Austin, Texas 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Flight Tests of a

Self Contained Dispersant Spray System for Cargo Aircraft

Gordon P. Lindblom, Exxon Chemical

Company, Houston, Texas; Stewart A.

Horn, Mobil Oil Corporation, New

York, New York; James C. Jeffries,

Biegert Aviaton, Inc., Chandler, Ari- zona; Jerry O'Neal, Environmental

Greenery, Inc., Biloxi, Mississippi 4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MIRG Environ- mental Element: An Oil Spill Response

Tool for the Gulf of Mexico

Bart J. Baca and Charles D. Getter,

Research Planning Institute, Inc., Co- lumbia, South Carolina; June Lind- stedt-Siva, Atlantic Richfield Company,

Los Angeles, Calfornia 9:00 a.m. River Room

Session 7: Equipment I

Chairman: Commander Donald Jensen,

U.S. Coast Guard, Portsmouth, Vir- ginia

Vice Chairman: William C. Park, Mobil

Oil Corporation, New York, New York

On Some Activities in Preventing Sea

Pollution Performed in the Merchant

Marine of the USSR

Sergei M. Nunuparov, Black Sea Design and Construction Bureau, Odessa, USSR and Oleg N. Khalimonov, Ministry of

Merchant Marine of the USSR, Moscow,


An Acoustical Method of Burning and

Collecting Oil Spills on Cold Open Water


John N. Koblanski, Ocean Ecology, Ltd.,

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Testing of a Prototype Waste Oil Flaring


Robert L. Beach and William T. Lewis,

Seaward International, Inc., Falls Church,


Air Curtain Incinerator Tests

Keith F. Kruk, Exxon Production Re- search Company, Houston, Texas

An Effective Low-Cost Fireproof Boom

K.M. Meikle, Environment Canada, Otta- wa, Ontario, Canada

The Development and Testing of a Fire- proof Boom

Ian A. Buist, William M. Pistruzak, Ste- phen G. Potter and Nick Vanderkooy,

Dome Petroleum, Ltd., Calgary, Alberta,

Canada; Ian R. McAllister, McAllister

Engineering, Ltd., North Vancouver, Can- ada 9:00 a.m. Mission Room A

Session 8: Case Histories

Chairman: Rear Admiral Sidney A. Wal- lace, USCG (Ret.), Washington, D.C.

Vice Chairman: William Walker, U.S.

Naval Sea Systems Command, Wash- ington, D.C.

The Texaco Connecticut's Oil Spill Inci- dent in the Panama Canal

Cesar Von Chong, John C. Jordan, and

Ricardo Gutierrez, Panama Canal Com- mission, Panama

Funiwa No. 5 Oil Well Blowout — Inter- esting Issues

Albert H. Lasday and Harold J. Weiss,

Texaco, Inc., Beacon, New York

Hasbah 6—Oil Companies Response to

Oil Pollution in the Arabian Gulf

P. Bernard Ryan, Gulf Area Oil Compa- nies Mutual Aid Organization, Manama,


The Fate of Two Large Oil Spills in the

Arabian Gulf

William J. Lehr and Murat S. Belen, Uni- versity of Petroleum and Minerals,

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

The Hasbah 6 (Saudi Arabia) Blowout:

The Effects of an International Oil Spill as Experienced in Qatar

Joseph A.C.M. van Oudenhoven, Shell

Internationale Petroleum Maatschappij,

The Hague, Netherlands 9:00 a.m. Mission Room B

Session 9: Environmental Mapping

Chairman: Robert Landers, U.S. Envi- ronmental Protection Agency, Wash- ington, D.C.

Vice Chairman: Edward Gilfillan, Bowdoin

College, Brunswick, Maine

Method for Ranking Biological Resources in Oil Spill Response Planning

J.K. Adams, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv- ice, Slidell, Louisiana; A.J. Heikamp, Jr.,

LOOP, Inc., Harvey, Louisiana; R.P.

Hannah, Louisiana Department of Na- tural Resorces, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Ecological Mapping and Cleanup of Oil

Spills Onshore

Terje Klokk, Arild Danielsen, Erling Send- stad and Per Tommeraas, SINTEF, Trond- heim, Norway

Characteristics of Resource Protection

Plans: An Analysis of Methods

Randall W. Smith, U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service, Sacramento, California

MIRG Environmental Element: An Oil

Spill Response Planning Tool for the

Gulf of Mexico

June Lindstedt-Siva, Atlantic Richfield

Company, Los Angeles, California; Bart

J. Baca and Charles D. Getter, Research

Planning Institute, Inc., Columbia, South


Oil Spill Protection Planning for Natural

Resources in Oregon

G. Bruce Sutherland, Oregon Depart- ment of Environmental Quality, Corvallis,

Oregon; Irving W. Jones, Oregon Depart- ment of Fish and Wildlife, Portland,

Oregon; Randall W. Smith, U.S. Fish and

Wildlife Service, Sacramento, California 9:00 a.m. Fiesta Room

Session 10: Experimental Studies of Coastal Zone Impacts

Chairman: G.R.H. Fern, Imperial Oil Ltd.,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Vice Chairman: Joseph P. Lafornara,

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,

Edison, New Jersey

The Port Bolivar, Texas Oil Spill — A

Case History of Oiled Bird Survival

Allan J. Mueller and Carlos H. Mendoza,

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Houston,


A Unique Oiled Bird Rehabilitation Oper- ation — Myrtle Beach, S.C., February 1981

Donald P. Schultz and W. Waynon John- son, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, At- lanta, Georgia; Alice B. Berkner, Inter- national Bird Rescue Research Center,

Berkeley, California

Effects of Oil on Growth and Decompo- sition of Spartina Alterniflora

Steve K. Alexander and James W. Webb,

Jr., Texas A&M University, Galveston,


Preliminary Results of Laboratory Test- ing of Oil and Dispersants on Mangroves

Charles D. Getter, Thomas G. Ballou and

Jeffrey A. Dahlin, Research Planning

Institute, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina 12:00 noon North Exhibit Hall

No-Host Luncheon 2:00 p.m. River Room

Session 11: Shoreline Cleanup

Chairman: Lt. Commander James T.

Paskewich, U.S. Coast Guard, Wash- ington, D.C.

Vice Chairman: James Parker, Industrial

Marine Service, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia

Oil Spill on Northern Shorelines — An

Evaluation of Some Options Dealing with This Problem

Erling Sendstad and Per Sveum, SINTEF,

Trondheim, Norway

Shoreline Experiments and the Persist- ence of Oil on Arctic Beaches

Edward H. Owens and John R. Harper,

Woodward-Clyde Consultants, Victoria,

British Columbia, Canada; Carl R. Foget,

Woodward-Clyde Consultants, San Fran- cisoc, California; Wishart Robson, Petro-

Canada Exploration, Inc., Calgary, Al- berta, Canada

Oil Degradation and Environmental Im- pact of Various Co-Disposal Methods

Gerd Halmo, SINTEF, Trondheim, Nor- way

Beach Cleaning Tests in the Nether- lands at Hook of Holland

Captain A. van Eden, North Sea Direc- torate, The Netherlands

New Development in Beach Cleanup


Richard Pasquet and Jacques Denis,

CEDRE, Brest, France

The Warren Spring Laboratory Beach

Material Washing Plant for Shoreline


P.R. Morris, D. Tookey and T. Walsh,

Warren Spring Laboratory, Stevenage,

England 2:00 p.m. Mission Room A

Session 12: Monitoring/Estimation of Oil Effects

Chairman: Carl Eidam, U.S. Environ- mental Protection Agency, Lexington,


Vice Chairman: Kenneth Meikle, Envi- ronment Canada, Quebec, Ontario,


Biological Monitoring of the Forties Oil- field (North Sea)

J.P. Hartley, Oil Pollution Research Unit,

Pembroke, England; J. Ferbrache, BP

Petroleum Development (U.K.) Ltd.,

Aberdeen, Scotland

Delineation of Subsurface Petroleum

Spills Using Terrain Conductivity Meas- urements

Wayne R. Saunders, Woodward-Clyde

Consultants, Wayne, New Jersey; Robert

W. Castle and Carl R. Foget, Woodward-

Clyde Consultants, Walnut Creek, Cali- fornia

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