40th AMOP Technical Seminar on Environmental Contamination and Response

Preliminary Program

Proposed Sessions

The following is a preliminary program only. We cannot guarantee that all papers will be presented at the Seminar.

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Tuesday, June 6 - Room 1

Contingency Planning, Preparation, and Prevention of Spills of Chemicals and Hazardous Materials

Oil Spill Response Planning from the Ground Up: Community-based Preparedness and Capacity Building
Elise DeCola et al., Nuka Research & Planning Group, LLC, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Development of an Area Risk Assessment Methodology of Ship-source Oil Spills in Canadian Waters
David J. Creber et al., Dillion Consulting, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Probability of Exposure Model for Area Risk Assessment of Ship-source Oil Spills in Canadian Waters
David J. Creber et al., Dillion Consulting, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Frequency of Spill Model for Area Risk Assessment of Ship-source Oil Spill in Canadian Waters
David J. Creber et al., Dillion Consulting, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Historical Analysis of US Pipeline Spills and Implications for Contingency Planning
Dagmar Schmidt Etkin, Environmental Research Consulting, Cortlandt Manor, New York, USA

RETOS: An Internationally Applied Oil Spill Readiness Assessment Tool
Elliott Taylor et al., POLARIS Applied Sciences Inc., Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

An Overview of ECRC-SIMEC's Preparedness Programs
Stephanie McClennan, Eastern Canada Response Corporation Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Formulation and Modernization of Geographic Response Plans on the Hudson River
Kayla M. Ellis, U.S. Coast Guard, New London, Connecticut, USA

Mobile Technologies for Geographic Response Plans
Guillaume Nepveu, Chaac Technologies, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Development of World Class Site Specific Emergency Response Plans for Linear Energy Transport Infrastructures
Alain Lamarche et al., Triox Environmental Emergencies Inc., Montréal, Québec, Canada

Australian Spill Response Science: From Criticism to Critical Acclaim
Paul Irving et al., Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Canberra, Australia

Estimating Impact of Environmental Conditions on Deployment of Marine Oil Spill Response Tactics in the US Arctic Ocean
Sierra Fletcher et al., Nuka Research and Planning Group, LLC, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Developing International Standards for Arctic Oil Spill Response
Paul Steenhof et al., CSA Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

A Risk-based Tool to Evaluate Oil Spill Mitigation Measures in Arctic Marine Environments
Mawuili Afenyo et al., Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
A National Response Organization Training Strategy

Stephanie McClennan, Eastern Canada Response Corporation Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Pacific Region Pilot Application of a Framework to Assess Vulnerability of Biological Components to OilSpilled in the Marine Environment

Sharon Jeffery, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Services, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Expert vs Non-expert Knowledge in Oil Spill Response Planning: A Social Sciences Perspective

Ian G. Stewart, Dalhousie University, Department of Classics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Tuesday, June 6 - Room 2

Shoreline Response

British Columbia Shoreline Mapping: A Comparison between Different Mapping Systems and their Use to Provide Effective Pre-SCAT Mapping and Shoreline Segmentation for Oil Spill Response
Doug Reimer et al., EML Environmental Mapping Ltd., Saanichton, British Columbia, Canada

Potential Dilbit Residence Times on Coarse-sediment Shorelines
Elliott Taylor et al., POLARIS Applied Sciences Inc., Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Baseline Surveys of Marine Coastline in Support to Area Response Planning
Patrick Lambert et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Response Guidance for Dilbit Spills Impacting Marine Shorelines in Canada
Gary Sergy et al., S3 Environmental Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Recent Lessons Learned for Pre-and Post-spill River Mapping and Segmentation
Edward H. Owens et al., Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Recent Lessons Learned from UAS Field Activities for Shoreline Oiling Survey Applications
Edward H. Owens et al., Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Mapping the Penetration and Retention Potential of Two Weathered Diluted Bitumen Crude Oils for the Shorelines of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Sonia Laforest et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Detection, Tracking, and Remote Sensing of Oil Spills

The Use of Oil Detection Canines (“K9-SCAT”) on the 16TAN Response on the North Saskatchewan River
Helen Dubach et al., Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Proposed Certification Standard for Oil Detection Canines
Helen Dubach et al., Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

New Oil Spill Remote Sensing Technologies
Merv F. Fingas, Spill Science, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Using the Trace Atmospheric Gas Analyzer (TAGA) Mass Spectrometer/Mass Spectrometer (MS/MS) to Monitor Downwind Benzene Concentrations and Calculate its Emission Rates as a Function of Time during a Bakken Crude Release
David B. Mickunas et al., US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), Emergency Response Team, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

Protocol and Results for PTR-MS Mass Spectrometer Analysis of Oil Origins
James Brian A. Mitchell et al., Université de Rennes I, Institut de Physique de Rennes, Rennes, France

An Introduction to Site Surveillance Methods, Selection, and Interpretation for Oil Spill Preparedness and Response
Tristan Barston, Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL), Houston, Texas, USA

Detection, Fate, and Mitigation of Oil Spills in Ice-covered Arctic Waters: Status and Research Progress at the Churchill Marine Observatory
Feiyue Wang, University of Manitoba, Centre for Earth Observation Science, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

British Columbia Shoreline Mapping: A Comparison between Different Mapping Systems and their Use to New Technique for Oil Spill Detection in Marine Arctic Conditions
Christophe Bescond et al., National Research Council of Canada, Energy, Mines and Environment, Boucherville, Québec, Canada

Tuesday, June 6 - Room 3

Remediation, Restoration, and Rehabilitation of Chemical and Hazardous Material Spills

Chemical Softening of the Oil Sands Produced Water
Vladimir Blinov et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Evaluation of Performances of Industrial Spiral-wound Reverse Osmosis Membranes for Treatment of Oil Sands Produced Water
Wenxing Kuang et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Emulating Deep-sea Hydrocarbon Releases in a High Pressure Bioreactor: Challenges and Innovations
Nicolas Kalogerakis et al., Technical University of Crete, School of Environmental Engineering, Chania, Greece

Speaker’s Corner
Advanced Oxidation and Adsorbents for Incident Response: Performance and Microbial Toxicity with Challenging Matrixes and Contaminants including PFCs

Rebecca Phillips et al., US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Response

Speaker’s Corner
EPA National Homeland Security Research Center: Response and Recovery Research for Water Contamination Incidents

Matthew Magnuson, US Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Contingency Planning, Preparation, and Prevention of Spills of Chemicals and Hazardous Materials

Preparedness for Maritime Chemical Accidents in Finland and the Baltic Sea Area: Current Status and some R&D Development
Jani Häkkinen, Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland 

Fate and Effects of Oil

Simulated Long-term Weathering of Synthetic Bitumen Blends on Cold Brackish Water
Thomas King et al., Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Fate of Polar Components for Solar Irradiated Diluted Bitumen in Saltwater
Zeyu Yang et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Case for Standardizing Oil Toxicity Test Methods
Peter Hodson et al., Queen’s University, School of Environmental Studies, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Effects of Cold Lake Blend Bitumen Exposure on the Performance and Hepatic Detoxification Status of Pink Salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha)
Lucie Baillon et al., Royal Military College of Canada, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Effects of Crude Oil Exposure on the Survival and Health Status of Embryo Stage Capelin (Mallotus villosus)
Lucie Baillon et al., Royal Military College of Canada, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Development of Methods to Assess the Bioavailability and Chronic Toxicity to Rainbow Trout of Oil Entrained in Porous River Bend Sediments

Julie Adams et al., Queen’s University, School of Environmental Studies, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Examining the Fate, Behaviour and Toxicity of a Controlled Diluted Bitumen Release in a Canadian Boreal Lake Catchment: The Successes and Challenges of Developing an Industry-wide Research Initiative with Varied Interests and Multiple Stakeholders
Tanya Shanoff et al., Stantec Consulting Ltd., Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Findings from the Long-term Persistence of Stranded Oil Workshop, Nova Scotia
Shannon MacDonald, Triox Environmental Emergencies, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Remediation, Restoration, and Rehabilitation of Oil Spills

Biodegradation of Chemically Dispersed Oil in Seawater: Results from a 3-year Research Project
Odd Gunnar Brakstad et al., SINTEF, Department of Environmental Technology, Trondheim, Norway

The Influence of Suspended Particulate Matter on the Biodegradation of Spilled Oil on Jiaozhou Bay
Huifen Li et al., China Petroleum University, College of Chemical Engineering, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China

Study on the Biodegradation of Crude Oil by Free and Immobilized Bacterial Consortium in Marine Environment
Qingguo Chen et al., Zhejiang Ocean University, College of Marine Science and Technology, Zhoushan, China

Biodegradation of Weathered Crude Oil Drifting into Ice
Synnøve Lofthus et al., Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Trondheim, Norway

Stable Isotope Probing (SIP) to Demonstrate Contaminant Biodegradation
Kerry Sublette, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Wednesday, June 7 – Room 1

Oil Spill Modelling

Development of a New Model of Chemical Oil Spill Dispersion
Merv F. Fingas, Spill Science, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Impact of Subsurface Dispersant Treatment on Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Spill: May 10-12, 2010 Treatment Event
Deborah French-McCay et al., RPS-Applied Science Associates (ASA) Inc., South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA 

Developing a New Emulsification Algorithm for Spill Response Models
William J. (Bill) Lehr, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Emergency Response Division, Seattle, Washington, USA

Numerical Integration and Interpolation in Marine Pollutant Transport Modelling
Tor Nordam, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Trondheim, Norway

Improvements of the Canadian Oil Spill Modelling Suite: Input Data and Parcel Number
Guillaume Marcotte, Environment & Climate Change Canada, Meterological Service of Canada, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Modelling Uncertainty Analysis for Contaminant Risk Assessment
Paul Martin, Matrix Solutions Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

A Modelling Framework to Assess Evaporated Hydrocarbon Ignition Risks during an Oil Spill
Aurelien Hospital et al., Tetra Tech EBA, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Modelling Pseudocomponent Weathering Signatures of Crude Oils
Annick St-Amand et al., Stantec Consulting Ltd., Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Comparison of Two-dimensional Flexible-mesh Model Results with Published Spills: Lessons for Facility and Pipeline Risk Assessments
Reinaldo Garcia et al., Hydronia LLC, Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA

Potential Oil Trajectories and Surface Oil Exposure from Hypothetical Discharges in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas
Deborah French-McCay et al., RPS-Applied Science Associates (ASA) Inc., South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA

Analysis of Lagrangian Models Using Information Theory
Renn Hanson et al., Genwest Systems, Inc., Edmonds, Washington, USA

Speaker’s Corner
A Coupled Three-dimensional Model to Simulate the Fate/Transport of Oil from Subsurface Releases

Haibo Niu et al., Dalhousie University, Agricultural Campus, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada

Physical and Chemical Properties and Behaviour of Oil Spills
Comportement et caractéristiques physiques et chimiques des déversements d’hydrocarbures

Understanding the Role of Photo-oxidation in the Creation of Predictable and Stable Water-in-oil Emulsions at OHMSETT
Karen N. Stone et al., United States Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Sterling, Virginia, USA

Fundamental Measurements of Crude Oil Spray Behaviour
Steven G. Tuttle et al., Naval Research Laboratory, Navy Technology Center for Safety and Survivability, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Speaker’s Corner
Basin Testing of Oil Spill Characteristics and Mechanical Response Options on Different Diesel Oils and "New Generation" of Low Sulphur Marine Fuel Oils

Silge Berger et al., the Norwegian Coastal Administration, Horten, Norway

Speaker’s Corner
Laboratory Characterization of Weathering Properties and Behaviour of different Marine Diesel Oil and "New Generation" of Low Sulphur Marine Fuel Oils

Kaja C. Hellstrøm et al., SINTEF Ocean, Trondheim, Norway

Wednesday, June 7 – Room 2

Response Technologies and Countermeasures for Oil Spills

Material Selection Study for the Brush Type Arctic Skimmers
Jukka Sassi et al., VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Espoo, Finland

Real-time System for Environmental Contamination Monitoring and Response
Hamid Assilzadeh et al., University of Calgary, Department of Geomatics Engineering, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Development, Testing, and Validation of a Practical Scale Burner for Emulsified Crude Oil Remediation
Steven G. Tuttle et al., Naval Research Laboratory, Navy Technology Center for Safety and Survivability, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

The Development of Integrated Herder and Igniter Systems for Use in Arctic and Remote Environments
Peter Lane, DESMI, Orchard Park, New York, USA

The Effectiveness of Dispersants on Oil Encapsulated in Ice for Extended Periods
Tim Nedwed et al., ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Spring, Texas, USA

Testing of High Volume Water Nozzles as a Potential Response to Thin Oil Films
Frode Leirvik et al., SINTEF Ocean, Trondheim, Norway

HC-Sentinel: An AUV Glider for High Endurance Subsea Hydrocarbon Detection
Richard Camilli, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

The Parameters Controlling the Burning Efficiency of In-situ Burning of Crude Oil
Laurens van Gelderen et al., Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Lyngby-Taarbaek, Denmark   

Direct Quantitative Measurement of In Situ Burn (ISB) Rate and Efficiency
Paul D. Panetta et al., Applied Research Associated Inc., Gloucester Point, Virginia, USA

An Offshore In-situ Burn Enhanced by Floating Immersed Objects
Kemal Sarp Arsava et al., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

The Challenges of Fastwater Spill Response
Shon Mosier, Elastec Inc., Carmi, Illinois, USA

Speaker’s Corner
Effectiveness of Biodispersants Generated from the Hydrolysate of Shrimp Waste in Frazil Ice-covered Water

Xing Song et al., Memorial University, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Special Session – Non-conventional Oils

Impact of Specific Nutrients on a Coastal Microbial Community's Response to Unweathered Dilbit
Alice Ortmann et al., Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Deterministic Modelling of the Ecological and Human Health Consequences of Marine Oil Spills: An Analysis of Hypothetical Risks from a Proposed Marine Terminal in the Bay of Fundy, Canada
Tania Noble et al., Stantec Consulting Ltd., Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Photo-oxidation Susceptibility of Diluted Bitumen on Water
Lindsay Hounjet et al., Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Devon, Alberta, Canada

Test Tank Study of Diluted Bitumen and Conventional Crude Weathering in Fresh Water
Heather D. Dettman et al., Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Devon, Alberta, Canada

Thursday, June 8 – Room 1

Physical and Chemical Properties and Behaviour of Oil Spills (Continued)

A New Mass Balance for the Deepwater Horizon Well Blowout
Merv F. Fingas, Spill Science, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill: Where Did All the Oil Go?

Thomas B.P. Oldenberg, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Partitioning and Characterization of Organic Compounds in the Water Phase following an Oil Spill

Aprami Jaggi et al., University of Calgary, Department of Geosciences, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Evaporation under High Seas: A Neglected Research Area
William J. (Bill) Lehr, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Emergency Response Division, Seattle, Washington, USA

Mechanism of Submergence of Buoyant Heavy Oils Spilled in Freshwater Rivers with High Sediment Loading
Benjamin Fieldhouse et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

North Saskatchewan River Heavy Oil Spill of 2016: Oil Behaviours and Fates
Bruce P. Hollebone et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Effect of Dissolved Gas Concentration on the Fate of a Single Gas Bubble in an Water Column
Stéphane LeFloch et al., Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution (CEDRE), Brest, France

Formation of Oil SPM Aggregates Using Natural Sediment from the Huanghe Delta, China
Juan Sun et al., China University of Petroleum, College of Chemical Engineering, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China

Evaluation and Validation of Submersible Fluorometer Analytical Response Using a Benchtop Fluorescence Spectrometer: What Oil Fraction is Detected in the Water Column?
Fatemeh Mirnaghi et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Improved Quantitative Oil Analysis using Gas Chromatograph-Quadrupole Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometer (GC-QTOF)
Chun Yang et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Methodology Study for Analysis of Nitrogen Containing Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Crude Oil by Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS)
Gong Zhang et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Emulating Deep-sea Hydrocarbon Releases in a High Pressure Bioreactor: Challenges and Innovations
Nicolas Kalogerakis et al., Technical University of Crete, School of Environmental Engineering, Chania, Greece

Formation Mechanism and Responsive Impacts of Single Oil Droplet in Submerged Process
Mutai Bao et al., Ocean University of China, Key Laboratory of Marine Chemistry Theory and Technology, Qindao, China

A New Perspective of Particle Adsorption: Dispersed Oil and Granular Materials Interactions
Mutai Bao et al., Ocean University of China, Key Laboratory of Marine Chemistry Theory and Technology, Qindao, China

Thursday, June 8 – Room 2

Special Session – Non-conventional Oils – Crude-by-Rail

Analysis of US Crude-by-rail Oil Spillage and Potential Future Trends
Dagmar Schmidt Etkin, Environmental Research Consulting, Cortlandt Manor, New York, USA

Modeling Crude-by-Rail Releases for the Proposed Shell Puget Sound Refinery Anacortes Rail Unloading Facility
Matthew Horn et al., RPS-Applied Science Associates (ASA) Inc., South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA

Oil Impacts on Wildlife

Wetlands Wildlife Response: CNRL Bitumen Release, Alberta, Canada 2013
Michelle A. Bellizi, International Bird Rescue, San Francisco Bay, Los Angeles, USA

Speaker’s Corner
To Wash or Not to Wash? Why Are We Still Asking?

Erica Miller, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Speaker’s Corner
Physiological and Molecular Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Developing Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas)

Ftoon Alsaadi et al., Queen’s University, Department of Biology, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
New Tools for Emergency Response at the Canadian Wildlife Service in Eastern Canada: First Response and Risk Assessment

François Bolduc et al., Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service, Québec, Québec, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Will Pre-planning Decrease Wildlife Mortality during an Oil Spill?

Tia Gabruch, SWAT Consulting Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Inland Oiled Wildlife Response: Lessons Learned and Frameworks for Response

Jenny Schlieps, Focus Wildlife, Seattle, Washington, USA

Speaker’s Corner
Experimental Assessment of the Ability of Observers to Detect Marine Bird Carcasses at Sea

Gregory J. Robertson et al., Environment and Climate Change Canada, Wildlife Research Division, Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Case Histories and Recent Oil Spill Experiences

Biodiesel Spill of Inland Waters Related to an Accidental Pipeline Rupture: Response and First Impact Evaluation
Florence Poncet et al., Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution (CEDRE), Brest, France

Light Crude Oil Slicks Behaviour and Effect of Response Options during Full-scale Field Experiments
Per S. Daling et al., SINTEF Ocean, Trondheim, Norway

Speaker’s Corner
Integrated Environmental Risk Assessment and Sediment Remediation of a Crude Oil Release in Northern Ontario

Dan Murray, GHD, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
2016 Seaforth Channel Oil Spill (Bella Bella, BC)

Jeff Brady, Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Coast Guard, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker’s Corner
Recent Oil Spill Experiences

International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF) Ltd., London, United Kingdom

End of Technical Seminar

Posters

Tuesday, June 6

Oil Spill Monitoring Handbook
Paul Irving, Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Braddon, Canberra ACT, Australia

Composition of Bitumen Blends Relevant to Ecological Impacts and Spill Response
Thomas King et al., Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
with paper

Current State of Technologies for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Removal from Drinking Water: A Review
Yuan (James) Yao et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
with paper

Adsorptive Technologies for Treating Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Water and Soil
Yuan (James) Yao et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
with paper

Environment and Climate Change Canada SCAT Manual 3rd Edition: What's New in SCAT?
Helen C. Dubach et al., Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Mapping the Penetration and Retention Potential of Two Weathered Diluted Bitumen Crude Oils for the Shorelines of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Sonia Laforest et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
with paper

Wednesday, June 7

Factorial Design Study of Diluted Bitumen and Conventional Crude Behaviour in Water Environments
Heather D. Dettman et al., Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Devon, Alberta, Canada

Evaluation of the Heat Contrast of Ice Covered Surface while under Ice Oil Spill
Vadkim K. Goncharov et al., Saint-Petersburg State Marine Technical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
with paper

Design of Experiment Aided Uncertainty Analysis for Marine Oil Spill Modelling
Xiao Zheng et al., Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
with paper

The Spreading of Oil in an Ice Channel: Clean-up Implications
Morris R. Flynn et al., University of Alberta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Predicting Dilbit Weathering with a Simulates Molecular Composition
Trevor N. Brown et al., Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Effect of Salt Type on the Effectiveness of Dispersants
Benjamin Fieldhouse et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
with paper

Low Temperature Limits on the Use of Spill Treating Agents
Benjamin Fieldhouse et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Clean-burning of Hydrocarbon Fuels Using an Encapsulated Smoke Reducing Catalyst
James Brian Mitchell, Université de Rennes I, Institut de Physique de Rennes, Rennes, France

Indigenous Microbial Biodegradation of a Bohai Crude Oil with/without the Addition of Inorganic and Organic Nutrients
Juan Li et al., State Oceanic Administration, North China Sea Environmental Monitoring Center, Qingdao, China
with paper

Evaluating the Contribution of Resin and Asphaltene Fractions of Petroleum Products in Fluorescence Spectroscopy Response
Fatemeh Mirnaghi et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Thursday, June 8

Evaluation of the Toxicity of Diluted Bitumen on Two Canadian Freshwater Fishes
Roxanne Bérubé et al., Institut national de la recherché scientifique, Centre Eau, Terre, Environnement, Québec, Québec, Canada

Oil Spill from Unknown Source in the International Waters between Indonesia and Singapore: Lessons Learned and Challenges in Finding Oil Polluters
Kus Prisetiahadi et al., Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs, Republic of Indonesia

Pipeline Oil Spills in Alberta: Routes to Improved Assessment and Remediation
Jagos R. Radović et al., University of Calgary, Department of Geosciences, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Evaluating the Contribution of Resin and Asphaltene Fractions of Petroleum Products in Fluorescence Spectroscopy Response
Fatemeh Mirnaghi et al., Environment & Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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