|What Happens to Oil in the Water?|
When different kinds of oil enter the sea, many physical, chemical and biological degradation processes start acting on them. This resource describes the factors that decide the physical, chemical and biological degradation of the oil, as well as potential environmental damage, effects on wildlife, and effects on habitats, of the spill. The text is color-coded to reflect the sources of the information, and links to additional material on topic are also provided.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-309
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Contact: Ardea Miljo
Ardea Miljo AB
Publisher: Global Marine Pollution Information Gateway