10.11. Possible Spill Situations

As no two oil spill situations are the same, it is helpful to look at several possible scenarios when developing response techniques for spill situations: burning at sea, burning in a protected bay, burning on a river, burning in melt pools in the Arctic, and burning in an intertidal zone [84].
The strategies listed in Table 10.18 can best be implemented using specific tactics. These tactics are illustrated separately in Figs. 10.8410.93 and summarized in Table 10.19. Each of these tactics has specific advantages and limitations [84].
The well-known tactic of using towed fire boom to collect and burn oil directly in the boom is shown in Fig. 10.84 [84]. As with all booms, this technique has a relative current limitation ...

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