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The environmental and biotic impact of the oil spill in Kerch Strait in November 2007

Abstract

The effect of an emergency oil spill in Kerch Strait in November 2007 on the environment and biota in the southern Sea of Azov is analyzed based on the material of integrated expedition studies carried out by the Southern Scientific Center, RAS, before and after shipwrecks and during monitoring within a year after the emergency.

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Original Russian Text © G.G. Matishov, Yu.I. Inzhebeikin, R.M. Savitskii, 2013, published in Vodnye Resursy, 2013, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 259–273.

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Matishov, G.G., Inzhebeikin, Y.I. & Savitskii, R.M. The environmental and biotic impact of the oil spill in Kerch Strait in November 2007. Water Resour 40, 271–284 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0097807813020048

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Keywords

  • Kerch Strait
  • storm
  • shipwrecks
  • oil product pollution