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... He is presently a professor of Ocean Ecology at the University of California, Irvine and has published extensively on the foraging ecology of marine birds, mechanisms for trophic transfer to top predators in marine ecosystems and the impacts of oil spills on marine birds.
From page 186...
... He spent twenty years in the U.S. Coast Guard traveling extensively, concentrating in marine safety and environmental protection, including oil spill contingency planning.
From page 187...
... Dr. Spies serves as the chief scientist for the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.
From page 188...
... of an aquatic organism (Kleinow et al., 19991. Accumulation of petroleum hydrocarbons by marine organisms is dependent on the biological availability of hydrocarbons, the length of exposure, and the organism's capacity for metabolic transformations.

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