Description

Ongoing problems such as oil spills, air pollution, landfills and contaminated ground water are being combated with new technological advances. This reference will provide scientists, engineers and practitioners with the latest methods use for identify and eliminating spills before they occur and develop the best available techniques, equipment and materials for dealing with oil spills in every environment. In addition, Fingas covers all aspects of oil spill science and technology. The book is also a contributed work while most of the books in this market are single authored works. This not only makes Fingas a more comprehensive work but also provides the reader with a diverse point of veiw.

Details

No. of pages:
1192
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781856179447
Print ISBN:
9781856179430

About the editor

Mervin Fingas

Mervin Fingas has over 40 years of experience in oil and chemical spill research. Previously, he was Chief of the Emergencies Science Division of Environment Canada for 30 years. He has authored over 875 technical publications including books, manuals, and 500 peer-reviewed papers. He has won over 20 awards for research and papers from the United States Government, Canadian Government, and international conferences. Dr. Fingas has collaborated on studies with over 25 organizations around the world, coordinated studies for over 30 years through 6 internationally attended committees and developed co-operative projects with many international groups. Dr. Fingas has a PhD in Environmental Physics from McGill University, three Masters degrees in chemistry, business, and mathematics - all from the University of Ottawa, and a BA in Arts from Indiana.

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientist, Spill Science, Edmonton, Canada

About the author

Mervin Fingas

Mervin Fingas has over 40 years of experience in oil and chemical spill research. Previously, he was Chief of the Emergencies Science Division of Environment Canada for 30 years. He has authored over 875 technical publications including books, manuals, and 500 peer-reviewed papers. He has won over 20 awards for research and papers from the United States Government, Canadian Government, and international conferences. Dr. Fingas has collaborated on studies with over 25 organizations around the world, coordinated studies for over 30 years through 6 internationally attended committees and developed co-operative projects with many international groups. Dr. Fingas has a PhD in Environmental Physics from McGill University, three Masters degrees in chemistry, business, and mathematics - all from the University of Ottawa, and a BA in Arts from Indiana.

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientist, Spill Science, Edmonton, Canada