ASTM International - ASTM F1687-97(2003)

Standard Guide for Terminology and Indices to Describe Oiling Conditions on Shorelines

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 February 1997
Status: historical
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Protection against dangerous goods): 13.300
significance And Use:

In order to ensure data consistency, it is important to use standardized terminology and definitions in describing oiling conditions. This guide provides a template for that purpose.

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scope:

1.1 This guide covers the standardized terminology and types of observational data and indices appropriate to describe the quantity, nature, and distribution of oil and physical oiling conditions on shorelines that have been contaminated by an oil spill.

1.2 This guide does not address the mechanisms and field procedures by which the necessary data are gathered; nor does it address terminology used to describe the cultural resource or ecological character of oiled shorelines, spill monitoring, or cleanup techniques.

1.3 This guide applies to marine shorelines (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.

Document History

January 1, 2016
Standard Guide for Terminology and Indices to Describe Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
4.1 In order to ensure data consistency, it is important to use standardized terminology and definitions in describing oiling conditions (1)3. This guide provides a template for that purpose....
October 1, 2009
Standard Guide for Terminology and Indices to Describe Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
In order to ensure data consistency, it is important to use standardized terminology and definitions in describing oiling conditions. This guide provides a template for that purpose. Data on oiling...
February 10, 1997
Standard Guide for Terminology and Indices to Describe Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
1.1 This guide covers the standardized terminology and types of observational data and indices appropriate to describe the quantity, nature, and distribution of oil and physical oiling conditions on...
ASTM F1687-97(2003)
February 10, 1997
Standard Guide for Terminology and Indices to Describe Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
In order to ensure data consistency, it is important to use standardized terminology and definitions in describing oiling conditions. This guide provides a template for that purpose. Data on oiling...
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