WIT Press


A Prototype Statistical Approach Of Oil Pollution In The Mediterranean Sea

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/OIL980031

Volume

27

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

957 kb

Author(s)

N.P. Ventikos & H.N. Psaraftis

Abstract

In this paper, we present a detailed statistical survey of oil pollution in the greater area of the Mediterranean Sea (with a preference in the Greek Seas: e.g. the Aigean Sea or the loanian Sea and the respective Greek fleet). The Mediterranean Sea exhibits a noticeable increase of oil pollution within the last 15 years as documented by data that presented within this work. A new electronic data base tool with a multitude of operational capabilities that utilizes data from the REMPEC Organization in raw format is introduced. We further present a statistical analysis of the data which differentiates each incide

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