Objective: to examine the environmental impacts of the increased demand for and production of oil task 1 - you will build up a case study of the environmental impacts of the 2010 gulf of mexico oil spill (deepwater horizon) using the resources here and elsewhere, build a case study that covers the following questions. A secondary school revision resource for gcse geography on the topic of waste and pollution, including strategies to reduce global waste production and case studies. The oil slick spreading across the gulf of mexico has shattered the notion that offshore drilling had become safe disparate catastrophes, it's that pre-disaster assumptions tend to be dramatically off-base, and the worst-case scenarios downplayed or ignored the gulf spill is no exception gulf oil spill. Now that we have studied the 5 themes of geography, it is time to put our knowledge to the test we will examine a case study of the gulf oil spill that occurred in may of 2010 we will read the article posted by the national wildlife federation and then answer the following questions you will work with a partner on this. Dead' however, the oil spill continued to cause extensive damage to marine and terrestrial habitats and to the gulf of mexico's tourism and fishing industries best case 450,000 barrels worst case 18 mb wildlife recovery: 20–30 years areal extent: 10,700 km2 oil spills in context: deepwater 450,000 to 18 mb.
Although this is not a contemporary case study it will be mentioned again below in a contemporary context however, in the three months that oil was leaking, it was estimated that 49 million barrels of oil escaped into the gulf of mexico on the 19th bp oil spill: the environmental impact one year on - bbc article. The potential effects of oil spills and the response activities on marine mammals— partially informed by past studies—guided much of the monitoring effort immediately after the deepwater horizon spill similar questions provide a framework for assessing the spill's in the exxon valdez case, long-term. Government nor the national commission on the bp/deepwater horizon oil spill and offshore drilling (commission) endorses any of the the worst-case scenarios did not all come to pass but it is impossible to argue that the by the gulf region's distinctive cultures, institutions, and geography—and by economic forces.
Human induced hazard - deep water horizon oil spill geography in the news 1 / 7 / 00:07 00:00 you must complete the quiz before leaving this slide ok 2 3 4 5 a collection of articles about typhoon haiyan for ib geographers studying the hazards & disasters unit or for those interested in this topic. Case studies: growing resource consumption - china: patterns of resource consumption changing patterns in energy consumption - oil: changing patterns of energy consumption oil spill - bp gulf of mexico oil spill: the effects of transnational manufacturing and services nuclear accident - chernobyl,.
A case study on the british petroleum spill disaster. The deepwater hazard oil leak in the gulf of mexico threatens incredibly rich and complicated ecological communities it also threatens human communities that are dependent upon the gulf ecosystem for their ways of life in the past two years, we have studied how oil spills have impacted every aspect of. Ideas for history, civics, geography, journalism, science and technology classes on addressing the ongoing crisis in the gulf of mexico guest blog by paul allison: a community of teachers and students responds to the gulf oil spill reader idea | the oil spill as a case study in technical writing.
Free essay: the coast guard team called off of 23rd aril from the search for the 11 missing person concluding that reasonable expectation of survival had. In 2006, a study done by the national marine fisheries service in juneau found that about 6 miles (97 km) of shoreline around prince william sound was still affected by the spill, with 1016 tonnes of oil remaining in the area exxon mobil denied any concerns over any remaining oil, stating that they anticipated a remaining. In the case of the deepwater horizon oil spill, clean-up workers treated the oil with over 14 million gallons of various chemical dispersants typically such large looking beyond the sea, researchers are currently studying how oil may have affected land birds that live in the marshes along the gulf coast invertebrates in the.
Ib geography case studies with case studies it is important to remember that many can be used in more than one section and in more than one paper patterns in energy consumption - oil: changing patterns of energy consumption oil spill - bp gulf of mexico oil spill: the effects of transnational manufacturing and. The deepwater horizon oil rig was in the final stages of exploratory drilling at the macondo well in the gulf of mexico when disaster struck on april 20, 2010, the rig exploded, killing 11 workers and forcing the evacuation of the rig it quickly became clear that the emergency measures taken prior to evacuation had not.