Countermeasures on Water DVDvideo training film is Part 3 of theOil Spill Response Series. The program studies the factors that challenge responders to address water spills, including weather, wind, sea conditions, and currents.
Topics covered include:
How oil weathers when spilled on water
Resources for enlisting aid
Tracking spills to predict ecological impact
Managing the response effort
including booms and barriers, skimming, herding, absorbents, in situ
burning, chemical treatment (dispersant and gelling agents), and bio-remediation
Dealing with contaminated wildlife
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