Standard Guide for Surveys to Document and Assess Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
|Publication Date:||10 February 1997|
|ICS Code (Protection against dangerous goods):||13.300|
1.1 This guide covers field procedures by which data may be collected in a systematic manner to document and assess the oiling conditions on shorelines.
1.2 This guide does not address the terminology that is used to define and describe shoreline oiling conditions, the ecological character of oiled shorelines, or the cultural or other resources that may be present.
1.3 The guide is applicable to marine coasts (including estuaries) and may also be used in freshwater environments (rivers and lakes).
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.