In Situ Burning of Oil in Ice – Affected Waters – State of Knowledge

Research Report

REPORT ON IN SITU BURNING IN ICE-AFFECTED WATERS:  STATE OF KNOWLEDGE REPORT

This report provides an in-depth State of Knowledge synthesis on in situ burning (ISB) in ice-affected waters. It provides a detailed state of knowledge that summarises the role, function, benefits and limitations of ISB as a response option in the Arctic offshore environment and covers planning and operational aspects of ISB, including the potential impacts on human health and the environment.

REPORT ON IN SITU BURNING IN ICE-AFFECTED WATERS: A TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY AND LESSONS FROM KEY EXPERIMENTS

The report provides a summary of relevant scientific studies and experiments as well as previous research efforts on the use of ISB in arctic environments both offshore and onshore, highlighting key findings and conclusions.

REPORT ON IN SITU BURNING IN ICE-AFFECTED WATERS: STATUS OF REGULATIONS IN ARCTIC AND SUB-ARCTIC COUNTRIES

The report identifies and summarises the regulatory requirements to obtain approval for use of ISB in Arctic nations.