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Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy and Effects
As the ability to apply dispersant to a variety of nearshore spills increases, the pressure to consider dispersant use in these waters will likely also increase. Consequently, the need for adequate and timely information to support decisions about dispersant use will become even greater. The remaining chapters examine the existing and needed capabilities to understand and predict the impacts of dispersed oil and recommend steps that should be taken to expand capabilities where needed.