2 edition of Environmental impacts of Arctic oil and gas development found in the catalog.
Environmental impacts of Arctic oil and gas development
|Other titles||Impact of mining and hydroelectric projects and associated development on Arctic renewable resources and the Inuit.|
|Series||Renewable Resources Project reports -- vol. 6|
|LC Classifications||E99.E7 R411 6, F5918 B76|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 86 p.:|
|Number of Pages||86|
This book explores issues such as oil vulnerability of marine birds, black carbon emissions from vessels, resilience of marine ecosystems to climate change impacts. The main areas of focus are the biological resources of Arctic seas vs. exploitation of oil and gas resources. The cap rock which helps to form a trap for natural gas and oil is usually _____. I just can't remember if its ice caps or arctic caps, but its something like that) Prolongs fossil fuel supply. Which of the following effects does recycling have on the environmental impacts of mineral development? Decreases quantity of wastes.
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Marine transportation. [D]escribing the factors associated with oil and gas development that contribute to environmental impacts takes up only the first third of the book. Patin then goes on to devote the next pages to the physiological and ecotoxicological mechanisms by which hydrocarbons affect marine organisms and how these mechanisms translate into ecological.
U.S. oil and gas production is on the rise due to the remarkable surge in unconventional oil and gas development. The widespread realization of the economic, technological, and commercial viability of these tremendous oil and gas resources within North America and the potential for transferring this production success to other parts of the world with similar resources may alter . The fact remains that although the oil and gas industry has improved its environmental performance over the last couple of decades, in large part due to the development and tightening of national environmental regulation as well as increased public scrutiny, it remains an industry with significant negative impacts on the environment, in.
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Disappearing Arctic sea ice is seen as a huge Environmental impacts of Arctic oil and gas development book for an energy industry seeking new reserves of fossil fuels.
"20% of the world's unexplored gas and oil. Of the 10 million acres offered for oil and gas development, j acres were leased, raising questions about the economic viability of Arctic drilling at.
Recent oil spills by the Exxon Valdez and Braer, for example, and well blowouts in the Gulf War, have heightened concerns about the environmental impacts of oil development. In Environmental Impact of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, Stanislav Patin sets out to chart a middle course, one based on knowledge rather than emotion or by: 1.
The debate over oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is part of a larger push to develop energy resources throughout the Arctic Circle. Sponsored by the United Nations Environmental Programme, this website compiles graphics, maps, and case studies describing the Arctic, its peoples, and threats to the region’s well.
One fundamental issue in planning for ANWR oil development is choosing the most appropriate time of year to enter the Refuge for drilling. Several oil companies proposed limiting their activity in the Refuge to the winter only in an attempt to minimize their environmental impacts, as this would benefit the majority of species in the area.
Last month, Russia unveiled € billion in incentives for new ports, factories, and oil and gas developments on the shores and in the waters of the Arctic. Answers to environmental issues are not black and white. Debates around policy are often among those with fundamentally different values, and the way that problems and solutions are defined plays a central role in shaping how those values are translated into policy.
The Environmental Case captures the real-world complexity of creating environmental policy, and this much 5/5(1). Oil and gas extraction is a menace to wildlife.
Loud noises, human movement and vehicle traffic from drilling operations can disrupt avian species’ communication, breeding and nesting. The infrastructure built for energy development can also get in the way.
Powerlines, wellpads, fences, and roads fragment habitats for many species. Through a detailed discussion of plans to explore for oil and gas and to build pipelines across northern lands, it considers and reflects upon the idea of the Arctic as a resource frontier and the concerns expressed by a variety Of groups and commentators over the social and environmental impacts of the oil and gas industry, as well as the.
Global warming is already changing the environment, the economy, and people’s ways of living. The changes aren’t over, either, and the more that changes around the world, the more critical it is to understand this complex and important issue.
The following describes how and why greenhouse gases are formed, investigates some important global warming terms, [ ]. It is still worth remembering, however, that oil pollution is one of the original priorities of Arctic environmental protection (Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy, ).
Offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic presents both opportunities and challenges. The oil and gas industry is a key economic driver across the Arctic (AMAP, 1). Offshore Oil and Gas Development in the Arctic under International Law explores the international legal framework for hydrocarbon development in the marine Arctic.
It presents an assessment of the careful balance between States’ sovereign rights to their resources, their obligations to uphold the rights of Arctic inhabitants and their duty to prevent injury to other by: 4.
Guidelines for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the Arctic. information on the potential impacts of a proposed action or development on the environment, including humans, and the Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Guidelines, which is being prepared under PAME (Protection of File Size: 1MB.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Contents: Offshore drilling in the Arctic: background and issues for the future consideration of oil and gas activities / National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling --The challenges of oil spill response in the Arctic / National.
Get this from a library. Oil in the Arctic: the environmental record of oil development on Alaska's North Slope. [Lisa Speer; Sue Liebenson; Natural Resources Defense Council.; National Wildlife Federation.; Trustees for Alaska (Organization)] -- Comprehensive study of the environmental record of oil development in the Prudhoe Bay region.
Responses of marine organisms to environmental pollution during oil and gas development on the shelf of the Barents Sea. PINRO, Murmansk) Patin says the composition of drilling fluids is so variable and the circumstances of their use so different that there is "an extremely wide range of concentrations that cause different toxic effects.
Cite this paper as: Tasker M.L. () Oil and Gas Development in the North Sea. In: Rasmussen R.O., Koroleva N.E. (eds) Social and Environmental Impacts in the North: Methods in Evaluation of Socio-Economic and Environmental Consequences of Mining and Energy Production in the Arctic and : Mark L.
Tasker. Significant growth in economic activity in the Arctic has added weight to the argument that projects must be developed responsibly and sustainably. Addressing growing concerns regarding the exploitation of the Arctic’s natural resources, this timely book presents and evaluates examples of best practice in Arctic environmental impact : Timo Koivurova.
The exploration of the Arctic for petroleum is considered to be extremely technically challenging. However, recent technological developments, as well as relatively high oil prices, have allowed for a result, the region has received significant interest from the petroleum industry.
Since the onset of the s oil glut inthe commercial interest in Arctic exploration has. A proposal for the first oil and gas drilling in federal offshore waters of the Arctic took a step forward Thursday as regulators released a draft environmental impact statement, which reflects.
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Out of these, three summary reports on the findings and analysis were produced: Interactive Report U.S. Oil in the Global Economy June 9, Interactive Report Impacts of Onshore Oil and Gas Development J Interactive Report U.S.
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