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Dalhousie University

1. Szeto, Andrew. The Investigation of Mysterious Marine Oil Spills on the West Coast of Canada.

Degree: Master of Applied Science, Department of Environmental Engineering, 2012, Dalhousie University

The Government of Canada’s National Aerial Surveillance Program (NASP) is responsible for the monitoring of ship based oil pollution in Canada’s three oceans. In many of these spills, the source of pollution is unknown as there are often no vessels found in the vicinity at the time of detection. In this work, the oil spills found in 2010 on the West Coast of Canada, alongside the collated vessel traffic data captured by the Canadian Coast Guard are investigated to determine the vessels most likely responsible for these spills. In terms of tools and techniques applied, oil spills are firstly hindcasted using the General NOAA Operational Modeling Environment (GNOME) to determine the location of their source. ArcGIS is used to geospatially reference and combine various data sets, and lastly the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) is used to rank possible polluters found in the area of the spill. Advisors/Committee Members: Dr. Alireza Ghasemi (external-examiner), Dr. L. Liu (graduate-coordinator), Dr. Mysore G. Satish (thesis-reader), Dr. Ronald Pelot (thesis-supervisor), Not Applicable (ethics-approval), Not Applicable (manuscripts), Not Applicable (copyright-release).

Subjects/Keywords: Chronic Oil Spill; GIS; Pollution; Hindcast; AHP

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APA (6th Edition):

Szeto, A. (2012). The Investigation of Mysterious Marine Oil Spills on the West Coast of Canada. (Masters Thesis). Dalhousie University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15457

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Szeto, Andrew. “The Investigation of Mysterious Marine Oil Spills on the West Coast of Canada.” 2012. Masters Thesis, Dalhousie University. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15457.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Szeto, Andrew. “The Investigation of Mysterious Marine Oil Spills on the West Coast of Canada.” 2012. Web. 17 Jul 2019.

Vancouver:

Szeto A. The Investigation of Mysterious Marine Oil Spills on the West Coast of Canada. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2012. [cited 2019 Jul 17]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15457.

Council of Science Editors:

Szeto A. The Investigation of Mysterious Marine Oil Spills on the West Coast of Canada. [Masters Thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2012. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/15457

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