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R&D Users Guide to the Ohmsett Oil Spill Response Test Facility

Authors
Journal
Spill Science & Technology Bulletin
1353-2561
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
6
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s1353-2561(00)00059-1
Keywords
  • Oil Spills
  • R&D
  • Response Equipment
  • Test Facility
  • Tow/Wave Tank
  • Mesoscale
  • In Situ Burning
  • Dispersants
  • Emulsions
  • Response Training
  • Osha
  • Hazwoper
Disciplines
  • Design
  • Ecology
  • Geography

Abstract

Abstract Ohmsett – the National Oil Spill Response Test Facility, is the world's largest tow/wave tank designed to evaluate the performance of equipment that detects, monitors and clears up oil spills under environmentally safe conditions. Ohmsett is the only facility capable of testing and training with oil, using full-scale response equipment.

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