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7 Recommendations
Pages 361-364

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From page 361...
... Recommendations U.S. Agencies: targeted toward government agencies include relevant agen- • Interagency Cooperating Committee on Oil Pollution cies at national, state, and local levels in the United States, Research (ICCOPR)
From page 362...
... 7.2 PREVENTION In addition to the complexity of agency responsibility Recommendation -- Prevention of Anthropogenic Oil Infor oil in the sea, industrial organizations, nongovernmental puts into the Sea: During the transition to more renewable organizations, and private foundations also have roles and energy sources, the following recommendations should be responsibilities in addressing or supporting many of the fol- acted upon by industry and by federal and state agencies to lowing recommendations. prevent future spills in North American waters along with their actual and perceived effects: 7.1 QUANTIFICATION OF OIL IN THE SEA • Consistent with previous reports, government and Recommendation -- Improve Quantification of Oil Inputs industry should continue their efforts to develop and into the Sea: In recognition of decades of inaction on past implement technologies and best practices to prevent Oil in the Sea report recommendations to measure natural and reduce the magnitude of accidental spills from and anthropogenic oil inputs to inform mitigation of the ef- onshore and offshore pipelines and facilities and mafects on the marine environment, the committee recommends rine transportation.
From page 363...
... • Funding should be established for appropriate baseline data acquisition and curation in locations of particular Recommendation -- Integration of Science with Re- interest, such as coastal areas, areas with offshore sponse: Appropriate responsible agencies should plan for energy exploration and production, and marine transeffective ways for rapid scientific response to oil spills to portation routes. enable scientists to mobilize to the field quickly and in • Data collections would include aspects such as physiconcert with response operations.
From page 364...
... spill damage assessment, and assessment of fates and effects of oils spills and other oil inputs. Recommendation -- Field Studies: As recommended in previ ous studies, controlled in situ field trials using real oils should be Recommendation -- Data Management and Interdisciplin- planned, permitted, and funded to incorporate multi-disciplinary ary Research: Given the enormous datasets being generated research focused on important processes as well as response through advanced chemical analyses, ‘omics techniques, techniques that do not accurately scale from in vitro or ex situ geoscience surveys (among others)

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