The Role of Chemical Dispersants in Oil Cleanup

  • Gerard P. Canevari
Part of the Ocean Technology book series (OCTC)


In order to place the role of a chemical dispersant for oil spills in the proper perspective, it should be pointed out that there are really three distinct areas of technical interest.


Polyurethane Foam Marine Biological Laboratory Chemical Dispersant Fire Hose Water Base System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerard P. Canevari
    • 1
  1. 1.Esso Research and Engineering CompanyFlorham ParkUSA

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