An exploratory review of weathering and transport modeling of accidental releases in arctic waters

M. Afenyo, F. Khan, B. Veitch, M. Yang

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Abstract

This paper describes the essence of establishing a dynamic fugacity model, mainly in the framework of assessing the potential risk posed by oil spills during Arctic shipping. Key to evaluating this risk is the fate and transport processes as they occur in ice-covered waters. A review of relevant weathering and transport processes is therefore presented. The study shows that more understanding is needed of the behavior of oil in ice for assessing the risk posed during Arctic shipping.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArctic Technology Conference 2016
PublisherOffshore Technology Conference
ISBN (Print)9781510835801
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016
EventArctic Technology Conference 2016 - St. John's, Canada
Duration: Oct 24 2016Oct 26 2016

Publication series

NameArctic Technology Conference 2016

Other

OtherArctic Technology Conference 2016
CountryCanada
CitySt. John's
Period10/24/1610/26/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Geochemistry and Petrology

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