Research Projects

The project at a Glance

In the event of an oil spill, there is always major concern about the severity of environmental effects... more

Key Goals of the Project

The first objective is to conduct a comprehensive review on the environmental impacts of Arctic oil spills and from the technologies used to respond to such spills, with the aim of identifying research activities.... more

Scope of Work

The first stage of the project on Environmental Effects will assess the state of knowledge of the environmental effects of an Arctic oil spill, as well as the impacts of the technologies used to respond to such a spill... more

Key Components of the Project

Review of the scientific literature and relevant studies (past and on-going) on environmental impacts of spilled oil and oil spill responses in the Arctic including the speed of recovery and the restoration of key components of Arctic ecosystems... more