Oil Spill Model

Living Oceans Society

This interactive flash model from the Living Ocean Society allows users to the explore hypothetical oil spills in the Hecate Straight off the northwest coast of Canada. The several scenarios include oil rig spills, spills from oil tankers, as well as accidents involving other vessels. Users can see how the seasonal winds and tides affect which areas are affected by a particular spill.

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Resource Type: Computer Applications, Pedagogic Resources
Special Interest: Hazards:Oil Spills
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:HazardsKeyword: oil spill