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7 edition of Oil Spill! (Soar to success) found in the catalog.

Oil Spill! (Soar to success)

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Oil pollution of the sea,
  • Oil spills,
  • Textbooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul Mirocha (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9853461M
    ISBN 100395779138
    ISBN 109780395779132


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Oil Spill! (Soar to success) by Melvin Berger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Oil Spill is Oil Spill! book non-fiction book, that is all about oil spills. The book starts off by talking about the awful oil spill from the Exxon Valdez tanker ship. It goes on to describe different ways that oil spills can occur/5.

An oil spill occurs somewhere in the world almost every day of the year. This book focuses on one of the worst spills in history, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill, to explain in simple terms and with bold, full-color illustrations why oil spills happen, how they are cleaned up and what effects spilled oil has on our ocean plants and wildlife.

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The book spans pages, and lists the contact details of over 1, oil spill clean up contractors in 50 countries including North America and Canada. You can see some sample pages from the 5th edition here.

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The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that began on Apmay be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. In Oil Spill. Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, prolific nonfiction writer and Florida resident Elaine Landau gives young readers the essential facts about the spill.

This book chronicles the spill's beginning, as well. Book/Printed Material Final report of the President's National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling: oversight hearing before the Committee on Natural Resources, U.S.

House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, Wednesday, Janu This book is about oil spills and their negative effects on sea life.

(35 pages). Updated in The Little Black Book spans pages and lists the contact details of over 1, oil spill cleanup contractors in more than 50 countries. has been serving the oil spill community sincewe are continually updating the content of this site and have been working to enhancing the listings with a brief.

I just read an excellent, non-sensational book on the Deepwater Horizon: Fire on the Horizon This book was written by an experienced mariner, and tells the story of the Deepwater Horizon and it’s crew from the start of the vessel’s construction in Korea through it’s final sinking after the blowout and fire.

Oil Spill!: Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico - Ebook written by Elaine Landau. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Oil Spill!: Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico/5(2).

4. "Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill" by Antonia Juhasz."Precious few of the books on the spill question the fundamental premise that it was 'the worst environmental disaster' in U.S.

history, as Obama pronounced it and many in the media echoed," Mohan writes. "And here is where many fail both history and science. We revisited our Oil Spill book and learned more about how spills are cleaned up, as well as about things we could do to help prevent oil spills from happening in the first place.

It was a powerfully educational activity that had a big impact on my son and I hope you give it a try. Activities to Help Kids Appreciate Oceans When They Are Beach Side. Oil Spill Environmental Forensics provides a complete view of the various forensic techniques used to identify the source of an oil spill into the environment.

The forensic procedures described within represent various methods from scientists throughout the world. The authors explore which analytical and interpretative techniques are best suited for a particular oil spill project. The largest accidental oil spill in history began in the Gulf of Mexico on Apafter a surge of natural gas blasted through a cement well cap that had recently been installed to seal a well drilled by the Deepwater Horizon oil platform.

The gas traveled up the rig’s riser to the platform, where it ignited, killing 11 workers and. This is a Scholastic True Book that explains the BP Oil spill on Ap from the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and the ongoing clean-up.

It is an excellent book that details all the far-reaching and short and long term effects of this spill on loss of human life, economic impacts, and the effects /5.

The rate of spillage has decreased in the past 10 years, even with increased oil production, transportation, and consumption. Despite this, spill experts estimate that 30%–50% of oil spills are either directly or indirectly caused by human error, with 20%–40% of all spills caused by equipment failure or malfunction.

Oil spill, leakage of petroleum onto the surface of a large body of water. Oceanic oil spills became a major environmental problem in the s, chiefly as a result of intensified petroleum exploration and production on continental shelves and the use of supertankers capable of transporting more thanmetric tons of oil.

Spectacular oil spills from wrecked or damaged supertankers are. This book is about the gulf oil spill in It is about the clean up, effects, and what to do. I really enjoyed that it included a glossary. Read full review. Selected pages. Page 2. Title Page. Table of Contents.

Index. Contents. April 20 4: Stopping The /5(2). Explains why oil spills occur and how they are cleaned up and suggests strategies for preventing them in the future. Did you know that an oil spill occurs somewhere in the world almost every day of the year?Berger and Mirocha focus on one of the worst spills in history-the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill-to explain in simple terms and with bold, full color illustrations why oils spills Pages:   NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration is the primary science adviser to the U.S.

Coast Guard during a major oil spill. Knowledge of the chemical make-up of the particular oil, whether it is a crude oil or refined fuel oil, is critical in making response decisions when there is spill. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is recognized as the worst oil spill in U.S.

history. Within days of the Ap explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people, underwater cameras revealed the damaged wellhead pipe was leaking oil and gas on the ocean floor about 42 miles off the coast of Louisiana.

Member of Parliament for Oropouche West, Davendranath Tancoo, has chastised the Heritage Petroleum Company Limited after another oil spill was reported along the banks of the South Oropouche River.

Petroleum contamination is a growing environmental concern that harms both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. However, the public and regulatory and scientific communities have given more attention to the contamination of marine habitats.

This is because marine oil spills can have a serious economic impact on coastal activities, as well as on those who exploit the resources of the by: 6. So far, the eight or so books Mearns has looked at focus on one of the two major oil spills in the American mind: the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska or the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.A number are heart-warming stories about wildlife speaking about their experience in oil and the nice people who captured, cleaned, and released them.

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Environment Books for Your Classroom Library. There are lots of great books out there for students to read while learning about the environment. From recycling and using chemical-free cleaning products, to saving animals from life-threatening natural disasters like oil spills, these books are a timely addition to any classroom library.

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The term is usually applied to marine oil spills, where oil is released into the ocean or coastal waters, but spills may also occur on land. Oil Spills are tragic events and I am always so sad when there is a large oil spill in the ocean.

My kids and I did some environmental science this week by doing an Oil Spill Clean Up is a perfect Earth Day STEM project for kids in elementary through middle grades.

oil spills Like the Rivers Of Hades the black sludge spreads forth consuming all in its path. Our marine animal friends are smothered and die, even birds can't lift their oil-clogged wings and fly away. Our once golden beaches become black murky bogs reeking of death and dsetruction inaccessible to eveyone.

Fishermen have had to hang up. As the BP Oil Spill civil trial begins this week, the Federal Government will attempt to prove whether British Petroleum (BP) and/or any of its contractors such as Transocean (RIG), the owner and operator of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, and Halliburton (HAL), which was responsible for pouring the cement plugs in the well, were “grossly negligent” and thus financially liable in causing.

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The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was an industrial disaster that began on Apin the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect, considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and estimated to be 8 percent to 31 percent larger in volume than the previous largest, the Ixtoc I oil spill, also in the Gulf of Mexico.