The science of oil spills and oil spill dispersants

While you’ve no doubt been reading plenty of news about the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, we’d like to offer you a different kind of reading: five books we’ve picked from the NAP collection that deal with the science of oil spills and oil spill dispersal. All of these books are available to read for free in their entirety online.

Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy and Effects


Using Oil Spill Dispersants on the Sea


Oil in the Sea III: Inputs, Fates, and Effects


The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions


Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas Activities on Alaska’s North Slope