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Title: Ocean Pollution Research Center

The Ocean Pollution Research Center (OPRC) is a University of Miami center based at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) and with significant involvement by the College of Engineering. It was formed in 1992 out of concerns for potential oil spills placing at risk the fragile ecosystems of the Florida Keys. OPRC's scope also includes the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and the South Atlantic Bight. Focus is on the physical transport of oil spills and information management for response operations. Studies of the fates and effects of oil spills are also undertaken.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7016156
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Sea Technology; (United States); Journal Volume: 35:10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS; WATER POLLUTION CONTROL; OIL POLLUTION CONTAINMENT; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; FLORIDA; GULF OF MEXICO; OIL SPILLS; SOUTH ATLANTIC BIGHT; ATLANTIC OCEAN; CARIBBEAN SEA; CONTROL; DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; ECOSYSTEMS; NORTH AMERICA; POLLUTION CONTROL; SEAS; SURFACE WATERS; USA 020900* -- Petroleum-- Environmental Aspects; 540320 -- Environment, Aquatic-- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport-- (1990-)