A strategic, area-wide contingency planning model for oil spill cleanup operations with application demonstrated to the Galveston Bay area

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1996

Authors

Wilhelm, W.E.
Srinivasa, A.V.

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Abstract

This article discusses the development of a general integer programming model to be used in strategic, area-wide contingency planning of oil spill cleanup operations. Galveston Bay was used as the test modeling site. Included in this paper is a description of potential applications of the model by responsible parties, contractors, and governmental organizations.

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p. 767-799

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oil spills, contamination, oil spill response, oil removal, modeling, mathematical models

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