Colonial academic alliance undergraduate research journal volume 1 article 7 2010 exxon valdez oil spill continued effects on the alaskan economy. Exxon valdez oil spill relevant facts on march 24, 1989, there were several ruptured tanks of the exxon valdez that allowed approximately 11 million gallons of crude oil to pour into the. Abstract the exxon valdez oil spill was the largest in us maritime history we review post-spill research and set it in its legal context the exxon corporation, obviously responsible for. The 1989 exxon valdez oil spill and the 2010 bp oil spill were the largest and most by this technological disaster to guide our research on the bp spill. After more than a quarter-century of research and monitoring, scientists now know how the 1989 exxon valdez oil spill affected.
Foreword: the evolution from species-specific damage assessment to ecosystem centric studies over the multi-decade period following the exxon valdez oil spill pages 1-2. Shortly after the exxon valdez oil spill gripped the world with images of an environmental assault, the ceo of the oil company predicted that in a few years there would be “nothing” to. Sea otters were severely impacted by the 1989 exxon valdez oil spill estimates of acute spill related mortality range from about 1,000 to 5,500 in the first months after the spill. Shortly after midnight on march 24, 1989, in a tragic accident deeply regretted by the company, the exxon valdez supertanker ran aground in alaska’s prince william sound. This spill of 38,500 tonnes of crude oil made the exxon valdez and services and information about ongoing restoration and research activities exxon valdez oil spill. March of 1989 was the first time i laid my eyes on prince william sound, alaska our research team, including myself and three other marine ecologists, had arrived a few days after the exxon.
1 exxon valdez oil spill disaster fact sheet i introduction with the exception of the titanic, the exxonvaldez may be the most infamous ship disaster in history. The exxon valdez oil spill 25 years of research since exxon valdez oil spill prevention and response prince william sound spill prevention and response. Essay exxon valdez oil spill abstract in march of 1989, the exxon valdez oil tanker ran aground on bligh reef in prince william sound, alaska an eighteen foot wide hole was ripped into the.
This lesson will explore why the exxon valdez spilled oil into prince william sound the exxon valdez oil spill research schools. The exxon valdez oil spill injured 28 types of animals, plants, and marine habitats in alaska's prince william sound how long has it taken them to recover from this spill. Exxon valdez, alaska, united states, 1989 24 mar 1989 proceedings of the exxon valdez oil spill symposium american fisheries society, bethesda, maryland, usa.
News about the exxon valdez oil spill commentary and archival information about the exxon valdez oil spill from the new york times. Exxon valdez oil spill: find all of our information and stories on the grounding, spill, response, and research in the wake of the 1989 exxon valdez oil spill timeline of recovery: take a. The 1989 exxon valdez oil spill and the 2010 bp oil spill were the largest and most ecologically damaging releases of oil in north american history this research provides a comparison of. This lesson plan is a tool for helping students learn about the exxon valdez oil spill students will be able to summarize this environmental.
Marybeth holleman says 25 years after the exxon valdez oil spill, its toxic effects remain we still haven't learned its lesson: we need to stop consuming oil.
The ecosystem response to the 1989 spill of oil from the exxon valdez into prince william sound, alaska, shows that current practices for assessing ecological risks of oil in the oceans and. Long-term community impacts of the exxon valdez oil spill: patterns of social disruption and psychological stress long-term research of the evos. Recommended citation dorsett, melanie (2010) exxon valdez oil spill continued effects on the alaskan economy, colonial academic alliance undergraduate research journal: vol 1 , article. Geomorphic factors related to the persistence of subsurface oil from the exxon valdez oil spill oil from the 1989 exxon valdez oil journal of coastal research.