Research Projects

The project at a Glance

Controlled in situ burning (ISB) of an oil slick as a response technology has been researched and employed in one form or another at a variety of oil spills since the late 1950s... more

Key Goals of the Project

This project’s overall objective is to understand the degree to which ISB is effective as a response technique in Arctic conditions, and raise awareness of its benefits and drawbacks... more

Scope of Work

In phase 1, the JIP will prepare a detailed state of knowledge report summarising the role, function, benefits and limitations of ISB as a response option in Arctic offshore environments... more

Key Components of the Project

There are four components to this project... more

Further Projects

Aerial Ignition Systems for In Situ Burning and Chemical Herders and In Situ Burning... more