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Understanding black tides

To learn and understand all about current knowledge in terms of response to of response to oil spills, we propose you a learning guide with four posters and is dedicated website.

 
www.black-tides.com

“Understanding Black Tides” presents current knowledge in terms of the behaviour of oil at sea, the organisation put in place to respond to a spill, response means and the medium and long term consequences of an oil spill for the environment and maritime and economic activities.
 
It comprises a learning guide and 4 posters designed to raise the awareness of 12 to 18 year olds on the issue of oil spills and their impact on the environment.
This learning package provides materials for teachers preparing biology, chemistry, geography or economics lessons. The text is illustrated with images, graphs and diagrams. A set of 4 posters accompany the guide and can be used for applied exercises in class.

 

 

Learning guide
Learning guide

 

Learning guide

This document is made up of a 118 page book and 4 posters. Available on request, free of charge, at contact@cedre.fr or for download:

Contents

- Oil:

What is it, transporting oil, oil in our everyday lives

- Pollution:

Black tides, natural discharge

- Sources:

Release on land, oil tanker accidents, operational discharge, surveillance and deterrence, terminals, worksites, platforms

- Impact:

First effects, evolution of oil, pollution at sea, pollution of the shoreline, impact on flora and fauna, factors affecting impact, economic impact

- Response:

Organisational framework, carrying out response, response at sea, response on land, waste disposal

- Rehabilitation:

Public concerns, fate of oil, regaining a natural balance, resuming activities, future prospects.

 

 

Posters to download

 Amoco Cadiz the largest ever oil spill

 Exxon Valdez the most expensive oil spill in history

 Recent spills around Europe (1991-2002)

 Oil spills...in ten exclamations

 

 

Exxon Valdez the most expensive oil spill in history
Exxon Valdez the most expensive oil spill in history

 

oil spill 10 exclamations
oil spill 10 exclamations

 

On learning website :

Our website devoted to oil spills provides additional information, videos, animations and a quiz, to understand all about:
 

- oil: what is it, transporting oil, oil in our everyday lives

- water pollution: black tides, natural discharge

- sources: release on land, oil tanker accidents, operational discharge, surveillance and deterrence, terminals, worksites, platforms

- impact: first effects, evolution of oil, pollution at sea, pollution of the shoreline, impact on flora and fauna, factors affecting impact, economic impact

- response: organisational framework, carrying out response, response at sea, response on land, waste disposal

- rehabilitation: public concerns, fate of oil, regaining a natural balance, resuming activities, future prospects.

 

 

The quiz for users to test their knowledge

Quizzes Black Tides
Quizzes Black Tides