area effected
by the spill

Exxon Valdez.: 20 years after the ecological disaster the oil is still there
immediate environmental
impacts

Exxon Valdez oil spill clean-up
 the clean up


long term environmental
impacts


economic impacts


lessons learned

 

IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS

Answer the following questions using the web links provided
or those of your choice.

 

Click on link to view pictures of oil spill
http://www.evostc.state.ak.us/facts/photos.cfm

1.  What happens when oil hits the water?
      http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/stories/oilymess/supp_primer.html

2.  What were the initial numbers of species killed by the spill?
      http://www.greenlivingtips.com/blogs/366/-Exxon-Valdez-oil-spill-
      anniversary.html

3.  How toxic is the oil and how does it kill wildlife?   
    
http://www.jomiller.com/exxonvaldez/report.html

    
http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/topic_subtopic_entry.php?RECORD_KEY%28entry_subtopic_topic%  
        29=entry_id,subtopic_id,topic_id&entry_id(entry_subtopic_topic)=243&subtopic_id(entry_subtopic_topic)     
        =13&topic_id(entry_subtopic_topic)=1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pat DeCandia
May 08, 2010