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Unformatted text preview: Major Oil Spills:
Planning Oil Spill Environmental
Sensitivity Index Geomorphic criteria
Biological resource data
Equipment Biological Resource Data
Incorporated into ranking scheme
Incorporated Areas indicated on maps
Areas General Types of Animals
Yellow Birds Green
Green Reptiles Red
Red Fishes Blue
Blue Invertebrates Orange
Orange Types of Animals
a) Types of Mammals
Whales, dolphins, and porpoises
Seals, sealions, and walrus
River and sea otter
Terrestrial mammals Type of organism
(e.g. yellow for mammals)
(e.g. harbor seal) 2
(e.g. Spring) Species
(from master list) Types of Information
Types Shown on Fish and Wildlife Markers
Types of animal
2. Distribution of animals
3. Seasonal use
When? Distributions of Organisms
Distributions Point localities
Runs or streams
Ranges or areas
Beds COSCO BUSAN OIL SPILL
COSCO Incident – On November 7, 2007 at approximately 8:30 a.m. PST,
the 810-foot container ship Cosco Busan collided with the base of
the tower of the San Francisco Bay Bridge’s western span (D
span) while transiting outbound for sea.
Using tank measurement methods aboard the ship,
approximately 58,000 gallons (1055 barrels) of heavy bunker fuel
spilled into the San Francisco Bay as a result of the ship’s damage
caused by this collision.
The collision resulted in a tear on the container ship measuring
100-feet long and 10-feet above the water line.
Due to a protective wood, plastic and concrete fender, the bridge
suffered no structural damage ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course ENHS 660 taught by Professor Scott during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '10