Final program: 44th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program (AMOP) technical seminar on environmental contamination and response

We cannot guarantee that all papers will be presented at the Seminar.

Tuesday, June 7 – Room 1

Response Technologies and Countermeasures for Oil Spills

Session Chair: Benjamin G. Fieldhouse

10:00

Formation of Oil-SPM Aggregates Using Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide (CTAB) Modified Kaolin

Juan Sun, Zuxian Yu, Ran Li, Xiaoyang Wang, Zihao Wang, Pengshuo Wei, Quiying Chen, Shuangxin Shi, and Xinyu Xu
China University of Petroleum, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China

Juan Sun
State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Pollution Control Beijing, China, and CNPC Safety and Environmental Protection Technology Research Institute, Beijing, China

Speaker’s Corner

10:20

Integration of Physical Separation, Demulsification, and Advanced Oxidation for the On-site Decantation during Oil Spill Cleanup

Bo Liu, Bing Chen, Jingjing Ling, Guihua Dong, Ethan J. Matchinski, Xudong Ye, and Baiyu Zhang
Memorial University, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Northern Region Persistent Organic Pollution Control (NRPOP) Laboratory, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

10:40

Effectiveness of Activated Carbon to Sequester TPHs and PAHs in Emulsified Oil/Water Mixture

Nadia Khan, Zahra A. Tabasi, Jaibin Liu, Baiyu Zhang, and Yuming Zhao
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Environmental Science, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

11:00

The Development of an Artificial Sediment to Assess the Inherent Toxicity of Oil Spill Treating Agents on Sediment Dwelling Species

Megan Bauer, Taylor Shaw, and Paula Jackman
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Atlantic Laboratory for Environmental Testing, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Benjamin G. Fieldhouse
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science & Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

11:20

Dispersant Use in the Canadian Context: A Review of Considerations, Challenges, and Opportunities

David J. Creber and Emily Davis
Dillon Consulting, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Rob Willis
Dillon Consulting, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Eastern Canada Response Corporation, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

11:40

Oil Foaming of Crude Oil Fires on Water

Hsin-Hsiu Ho, Nathaniel G. Sauer, Mahesh Kottalgi, and Ali S. Rangwala
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Kemal S. Arsava
US Army Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Karen N. Stone
United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Sterling, Virginia, USA

12:00

Updated Ohmsett Dispersant Effectiveness Test Protocol

James L. McCourt, David C. Cooper, and Stephen G. Potter
SL Ross Environmental Research Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Kristi. J. McKinney and Gina M. Coelho
United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Sterling, Virginia, USA

Alan G. Guarino and Thomas S. Coolbaugh
Applied Research Associates (ARA), Leonardo, New Jersey, USA

12:20
Intermission
13:00

Oil-Water Separation in Marine Oil Spill Response: Current Status, Challenges, and Perspectives

Yuan Yao, Konstantin Volchek, Benjamin G. Fieldhouse, Carl E. Brown (retired), and Patrick G. Lambert
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Katrina Roebuck and André Tremblay
University of Ottawa, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

13:20

Experimental Characterization of Enhanced In-situ Burning Using Fire Whirls on a Three-wall Structure

Joseph L. Dowling, Mohammadhadi Hajilou, and Michael J. Gollner
University of California, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Berkeley, California, USA

Shoreline Response

Session Chair: Sonia Laforest

13:40

The Objectives and Results of the Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Shoreline Working Group

Sonia Laforest, Michael Goldthorp, Kevin Watson, and Patrick G. Lambert
Environment and Climate Change Canada Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Montréal, Québec, Canada and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Merlo Gauvreau, Ayumi Therrien, Anne-Marie Demers, and Lee Britton
Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Environmental Emergencies Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

14:00

The 2021 Bligh Island, British Columbia SCAT Survey – Case Study

John R. Harper and Sean Daley
Coastal & Ocean Resources, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Lee Britton and Jim Sheehan
Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Environmental Emergencies Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Kristina Cary and Zachary Scher
British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Victoria, British, Columbia, Canada

Chief Jerry Jack Jr.
Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, Gold River, British Columbia, Canada

Ayumi Therrien
Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Environmental Emergencies Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada

14:20

The FAST Job Aid: Feasibility Analysis for Shoreline Treatment, a Decision Support Tool

Edward H. Owens
Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Elliott Taylor
Polaris Applied Sciences, Inc., Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Tristan Owens
Zero+ Productions, Porvoo, Finland

14:40

End of Day

Tuesday, June 7 – Room 2

Detection, Tracking, and Remote Sensing of Oil Spills

Session Chair: Carl E. Brown

10:00

The Development of Job Aids to Support the Use of Field Instruments, Methods, and Techniques by Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Environmental Emergency Personnel

Kevin Watson, Patrick G. Lambert, Michael Goldthorp, Diane Dey, Sonia Laforest, Natalie C. Jones, and James Yao
Environment and Climate Change Canada Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

10:20

Enhancing Backtracking of Polluters at Sea

Marko Perkovič and Milan Batista
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport, Portorož, Slovenia

Lucjan Gucma
Maritime University of Szczecin, Faculty of Navigation, Szczecin, Poland

10:40

A Preliminary Study of the Odorants of Interest in Native Crude Oils to Oil Detection Canines

Lauryn E. DeGreeff
Florida International University, International Forensic Research Institute, Miami, Florida, USA (Formerly of the Naval Research Laboratory Washington, District of Columbia, USA)

Stephanie R. Vaughan
National Research Council, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Vidia Gokool and Michelle Karpinsky
Florida International University, International Forensic Research Institute, Miami, Florida, USA

Paul Bunker
Chiron K9, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Edward H. Owens
Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Steven G. Tuttle
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

11:00

The Detection of Underwater Oil by Oil Detection Canines

Paul Bunker
Chiron K9, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Stephanie R. Vaughan
National Research Council, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Lauryn E. DeGreeff
Florida International University, International Forensic Research Institute, Miami, Florida, USA
(Formerly of the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA)

Edward H. Owens
Owens Coastal Consultants, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Steven G. Tuttle
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

11:20

The Role of Multispectral Satellite Imagery for Inland Spill Response in Alberta

J. Catherine Evans
Alberta Energy Regulator, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Subir Chowdhury
Alberta Geological Survey, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

11:40

Application of a Fixed Camera System for Real-time Oil Monitoring along Remote Shoreline at Bligh Island, British Columbia

Leif-Matthias Herborg
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Michelle Bigg and Vanessa Hodes
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Fatemeh S. Mirnaghi, Michael Goldthorp, Patrick G. Lambert, and Bruce P. Hollebone
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergency Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Stephen Ban
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, BC Parks, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

12:00

Three-decades of Rocky Intertidal Photo Series Documenting Interannual Variability in Western Prince William Sound

Alan Mearns (Emeritus)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Edmonds, Washington, USA

David Janka
Auklet Charter Services, Cordova, Alaska, USA

Scott Pegau and Robert Campbell
Prince William Sound Science Center, Cordova, Alaska, USA

Brian Robinson
US Geological Survey, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

12:20

Intermission

Fate and Effects of Oil

Session Chair: Thomas L. King

Speaker’s Corner

13:00

Assessing the Behavior of Dilbit in Freshwater with Sediment in a Cold Climate

Brandon K. Booker, Timothy J. Cooke, and Payton H. Stearns
US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Michel C. Boufadel
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Michael A. Wurl and Benedette S. Adewale
US Coast Guard Research and Development Center, New London, Connecticut, USA

Speaker’s Corner

13:20

Microbial Community Dynamics in Understanding the Fate of Bioremediation of Oil-contaminated Environments

Saba Miri and Satinder Kaur Brar
Department of Civil Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada

Richard Martel and Tarek Rouissi
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique - Centre Eau Terre Environnement (INRS-ÉTÉ), Université du Québec, Québec, Canada

13:40

The Fate and Behavior of Petroleum Biomarkers in Diluted Bitumen and Conventional Crude Oil Exposed to Natural Sunlight in Simulated Seawater

Zeyu Yang, Keval Shah, Claire Courtemanche, Bruce P. Hollebone, Chun Yang, and Vanessa Beaulac
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

14:00

Assessing the Effects of Ultraviolet Light on the Toxicity of Individual Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds to American Lobster Larvae (Homarus americanus)

Danielle Philibert and Benjamin de Jourdan
Huntsman Marine Science Centre, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

14:20

Effect of Oil Properties on the Generation of Nano Aerosols during Bubble Bursting through Crude Oil-Dispersant Slicks

Diego F. Muriel, Subhamoy Gupta, and Joseph Katz
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Speaker’s Corner

14:40

Microbial Community Responses to Chemical Dispersant Application during a Marine Dilbit Spill

Yiqi Cao, Baiyu Zhang, and Bing Chen
Memorial University, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Northern Region Persistent Organic Pollutant Control (NRPOP) Laboratory, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Charles W. Greer
National Research Council Canada, Energy, Mining and Environment Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Kenneth Lee
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ocean and Ecosystem Science, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

15:00

End of Day

Wednesday, June 8 – Room 1

Remediation, Restoration, and Rehabilitation of Oil Spills

Session Chair: Bruce P. Hollebone/Fatemeh S. Mirnaghi

10:00

Study on Biodegradation of Benzo[a]pyrene in Marine Environment by Chlorella vulgaris LH-1 with Heterotrophic Ability

Qingguo Chen, Zhao Song, Yu Chen, Baikang Zhu, and Mei Liu
Zhejiang Ocean University, School of Marine Science & Technology, Zhoushan, Zhejiang, China

Zhao Song, Yu Chen, and Yijing Li
Zhejiang Ocean University, School of Marine Science & Technology, Zhoushan, China

Zhi Chen
Concordia University, Faculty of Engineering & Computer Sciences Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

10:20

A Review of Conditions that Favour Marine Oil Snow Formation after an Oil Spill

Akshaya Thakku Rajan and Murali Kantharaj
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Department of Ocean Engineering, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

10:40

Historical Trends in US Natural Resource Damage Assessments

Dagmar Schmidt Etkin
Environmental Research Consulting (ERC), Cortlandt Manor, New York, USA

11:00

The Removal of Crude Oil from Cultural Resources

Vrinda Jariwala, Mary F. Striegel (retired), and Jason Church
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, National Park Service, Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA

Enrique Salmon
California State University – East Bay, Hayward, California, USA

11:20

Preparation of a Biosurfactant Foam/Nanoparticle Mixture for Removing the Oil from Contaminated Soil

Kien A. Vu and Catherine N. Mulligan
Concordia University, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

11:40

The Potential of Crude Oil Photooxidation and Biodegradation in First-year Sea Ice

Durell Sterling Desmond, Diana Saltymakova, Teresinha Wolfe, Nolan Snyder, Katarzyna Polcwiartek, Marcos Lemes, David G. Barber, Dustin Isleifson, and Gary A. Stern
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Alastair Smith, María Bautista, and Casey R.J. Hubert
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

12:00

Evaluating the Rate of Weathering of Cold Lake Diluted Bitumen over a Range of Seawater Temperatures

Thomas L. King, Patrick Toole, Brian Robinson, Jennifer Mason, and Kenneth Lee
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Michel C. Boufadel
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, USA

12:20

Intermission

Speaker’s Corner

13:00

Factors Affecting the Fate and Behaviour of Diesel in Seawater and Impacts on Microbial Community Responses

Alice C. Ortmann, Camilla Ryther, Susan E. Cobanli, Gary Wohlgeschaffen, Stanley (Ho Yin) Poon, Brian Robinson, and Thomas L. King
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Oil Spill Contingency Planning, Preparation, and Prevention

Session Chair: Elise DeCola

Speaker’s Corner

13:20

Risk-aware Path Planning for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in Oil Spill Environments

Xi Chen
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

13:40

Development of a New Multi-criteria Emergency Response System and its Application for Marine Oil Spills

Xudong Ye, Bing Chen, and Baiyu Zhang
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Northern Region Persistent Organic Pollution Control (NRPOP) Laboratory, St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada

Kenneth Lee
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ocean and Ecosystem Science, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Rune Storesund
University of California, Center for Catastrophic Risk Management (CCRM), Berkeley, California, USA

14:00

First Nations Capacity-building through Geographic Response Strategy Development during COVID-19: Supporting Data Management for a Remote Field Season during a Global Pandemic

Olivia Norton and Elise DeCola
Nuka Research & Planning Group, LLC, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Speaker’s Corner

14:20

Exploring the Intersection between Oil Spill Preparedness and Response and Climate Change

Elise De Cola
Nuka Research & Planning Group, LLC, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Katie McPherson
Resilience and Foresight Services, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

Stephen Mahoney
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Speaker’s Corner

14:40

An Ecosystem Approach to Spill Response Planning

Sara Mynott, Raisha Lovindeer, Javier Porobic, Beth Fulton, Susan Allen, Doug Latornell, Heidi Pethybridge, Jess Melbourne-Thomas, and Natalie Ban
University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

15:00

End of Day

Wednesday, June 8 – Room 2

Oil Spill Modelling

Session Chair: Hossein Babaei

Speaker’s Corner

10:00

An Operational Model for Mobile Sources of Oil Spills

Kuo-Hsien Chang, Felix Therrien, Paul Pestieau, Guillaume Marcotte, Laura Lam, Serge Trudel, Eric Legault-Ouellet, and Yves Pelletier
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Environmental Emergency Response Section, Dorval, Québec, Canada

Graigory Sutherland
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Meteorological Research Division Dorval, Québec, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

10:20

Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics Using the Immersed Boundary Methods for the Downscaling of Ocean Currents in Complex Coastal Areas

Amina El Kasmi
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Dorval, Québec, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

10:40

Development and Testing of a 3D Deep Water Oil Spill Modelling Tool for the Eastern Canada Region

Zhi Chen, Zhaoyang Yang, and Zunaira Asif
Concordia University, Faculty of Engineering & Computer Sciences Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Scott A. Socolofsky
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA

Deborah French McCay
RPS Ocean Science, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA

Michel C. Boufadel
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Kenneth Lee
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

11:00

Modeling the Effect of Surface Heating on Oil Spread near an Ice Wall

Sharanya Nair, Hamed F. Farahani, and Ali S. Rangwala
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Fire Protection Engineering Department, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Tatsunori Hayashi and Hirotaka Sakaue
University of Notre Dame, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

11:20

Development of an Empirically-based Algorithm for Crude Oil Solubility in Water

Merv F. Fingas
Spill Science, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

11:40

Empirical-based Algorithms for Oil Fate Prediction

Merv F. Fingas
Spill Science, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

12:00

Near-field Modeling of Subsea Oil Spills for Development of an Offshore Response Guidance Table

Scott A. Socolofsky and Inok Jun
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA

Michel C. Boufadel
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, USA

J. Samuel Arey
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

Kelly M. McFarlin
ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences Inc., Annadale, New Jersey, USA

12:20

Intermission

Speaker’s Corner

13:00

Fates Modeling and Near-field to Far-field Coupling for Trajectory Modeling of Oil and Gas Released from Subsea Oil Spills

Scott A. Socolofsky
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA

Michel C. Boufadel
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Deborah French-McCay
RPS Ocean Science, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA

Zhi Chen
Concordia University, Faculty of Engineering & Computer Sciences Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

13:20

Increasing Confidence in Data Used for Modelling Multispecies Ecosystem Impacts from Oil Contamination

Raisha Lovindeer, Sara Mynott, Heidi Pethybridge, Sharon Hook, Javier Porobic, Beth Fulton, Susan Allen, and Doug Latornell
University of British Columbia, Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Science, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

13:40

Oil Spill Preparedness Planning and Response: Utilizing Species Distribution Models to Fill Critical Data Gaps

Ashley P. Park, Candice St. Germain, Jessica Nephin, E.J. Gregr, and Jessica L. Finney
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ecosystem Sciences Division, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

14:00

A Generic Algorithm Framework to Apply Existing Oil Spreading Models to Lagrangian Oil Fate and Transport Models

Xiaolong (Leo) Geng, Christopher H. Barker, R.K. Jones, and Amy MacFayden
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Emergency Response Division, Seattle, Washington, USA

Xiaolong (Leo) Geng
Genwest Systems Inc., Edmonds, Washington, USA

14:20

Optimizing the Boiling Points for a Pseudo Component Based Oil Weathering Model

Xiaolong (Leo) Geng, Christopher H. Barker, Robert K. Jones, and Caitlin O’Connor
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Emergency Response Division, Seattle Washington, USA

Xiaolong (Leo) Geng
Genwest Systems Inc., Edmonds, Washington, USA

14:40

End of day

Thursday, June 9 – Room 1

Monitoring and Assessment of Chemical and Hazardous Material Spills

Session Chair: Michael Goldthorop

10:00

An Operational System to Forecast Marine and Atmospheric Pollution from Chemical Spills in Harbour Areas: A Case Study at Huelva Estuary

Ana Julia Abascal, G. Aragón, B. Pérez-Díaz, J.F. Bárcena, A. Martinez, L. Pedraz, J. García-Alba, A. García, and R. Medina
IHCantabria - Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de la Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Cantabria, Spain

M. Gonzalez
Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A. (CEPSA), Madrid, Spain

A.M. Largo and B. Lamothe
Centro de Investigación, Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A (CEPSA), Madrid, Spain

10:20

Selection of the Chemical Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer to Replace the Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer for Air Monitoring Operations

David B. Mickunas and Stephen L. Blaze
US Environment Protection Agency (EPA), Emergency Response Team, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

Jordan Krechmer and Megan Claflin
Aerodyne Research, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Remediation, Restoration, and Rehabilitation of Chemical and Hazardous Material Spills

Session Chair: Patrick Lambert

10:40

Enhanced Phytoremediation of Chromium Contaminated Soil Using Cowpea

Chioma Bella Aliku
University of Nigeria, Centre of Environmental Management and Control, Enugu, Nigeria

Oreva Oghene Aliku
University of Ibadan, Department of Soil Resources Management, Ibadan, Nigeria

11:00

Ohmsett Wastewater Treatment and Response to High Volumes of Cement Runoff

Philip Sontag, Pete Reno, Joanne Letson, Allen Cannone, and Thomas Coolbaugh
Applied Research Associates, Inc. - Ohmsett, Leonardo, New Jersey, USA

Hazardous and Noxious Substances (HNS)

Session Chair: Michael Goldthorp

11:20

Evaporation Behavior of Volatile Fuel in Waves

Nathaniel G. Sauer, Adam Saar, Hsin-Hsiu Ho, Sharanya Nair, Leonard Zabilansky, and Ali S. Rangwala
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Fire Protection Engineering Department, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Contingency Planning, Preparation, and Prevention of Spills of Chemicals and Hazardous Materials

Session Chair: Michael Goldthorop

Speaker’s Corner

11:40

Emergency Preparedness through Exercises and Public Notification: Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019

Daniel Vermeulen
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Impacts on Oiled Wildlife and Response

Session Chair: Patrick O’Hara/Sherri Cox

12:00

Sun Corals - A Resistant Invader: Assessment of the Acute Toxicity of Contaminants Associated with Petroleum and Petrochemical Activities in the Species Tubastraea coccinea

Letícia May Fukushima and Denis Moledo de Souza Abessa
São Paulo State University, Campus Litoral Paulista, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas Praia Grande, São Paulo, Brazil

Katia Cristina Cruz Capel
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), Campus Baixada Santista, Departamento de Ciências do Mar, Paria Grande, São Paulo, Brazil

12:20

Intermission

Speaker’s Corner

13:00

Development and Use of Genomic and Metabolomics Tools to Assess the Impacts of Oil-related Contaminants in Arctic Seabirds

Jennifer F. Provencher, Y. Zahaby, S.N. Sarma, P. Thomas, S. Naz, B. Pauli, B.M. Braune, R. Franckowiak, M. Gendron, G. Tomy, I. Idowu, G. Savard, D. Crump, J. O’Brien, Patrick D. O’Hara, and M.L. Mallory
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Speaker’s Corner

13:20

The Effects of Spill Treatment Agents (STAs) on Marine Birds in Canada

Patrick D. O’Hara, Orla Osborne, Megan Willie, and Sarah Hudson
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

13:40

A Modelling Drifters-on-water Observations Procedure to Optimize Assessment of Wildlife Impact and Oil Spill Modelling in the Canadian West Coast

Jose Rios, Lana Battaglia, and Chris Battaglia
Focus Wildlife Canada, LLC, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Ali Khelifa
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Division, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Leif-Matthias Herborg
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Megan Willie
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Lee Britton
Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Environmental Emergencies Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Eric Legault-Ouellet
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Meteorological Centre Operations, Dorval, Quebec, Canada

14:00

Booming Considerations for Enhancing Wildlife Protection during an Oil Spill

Jose Rios, Lana Battaglia, and Chris Battaglia
Focus Wildlife Canada, LLC, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Megan Willie
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Kristina Cary
British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Lee Britton
Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Environmental Emergencies Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

14:20

Application of a Framework to Assess Vulnerability of Biological Components to Diesel and Gasoline, Bunker C, and Diluted Bitumen in the Marine Environment of the Pacific Region

Candice St. Germain, Sharon Jeffery, Lucie Hannah, and Jessica L. Finney
Focus Wildlife Canada, LLC, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Leif-Matthias Herborg
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Monique Punt
MPunt Environmental Consulting, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

14:40

Oiled Wildlife Emergency Response during the 2020-2021 MV Schiedyk Shipwreck Incident near Bligh Island, British Columbia

Megan Willie
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Kristina Cary
British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Jose Rios
Focus Wildlife Canada, LLC, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

15:00

End of Technical Seminar

Thursday, June 9 – Room 2

Physical and Chemical Properties and Behaviour of Oil Spills

Session Chair: Dagmar Etkin

Speaker’s Corner

10:00

Fingerprint Characteristics of Oil Samples in a Refinery Unit and Identification Analysis

Juan Sun, Xiaoyang Wang, Xiaoqing Yang, Ran Li, Liuping Cai, Zihao Wang, Chaocheng Zhao, and Xiuxia Zhang
China University of Petroleum, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Qingdao, Shandong, China

Jiacai Xie and Quanwei Song
State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Pollution Control, and CNPC Safety and Environment Protection Research Institute, Beijing, China

10:20

Comparison of Laboratory Protocols for Evaluating Oil Emulsification

Deborah French-McCay and Melissa Gloekler
RPS Ocean Science, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA

Roger Prince
Stonybrook Apiary, Pittstown, New Jersey, USA

Lin Zhao and Tim Nedwed
ExxonMobil, Silver Spring, Texas, USA

Robert Faragher, Bruce Hollebone, Benjamin Fieldhouse, Zeyu Yang, and Chun Yang
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science & Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Qin Xin and Heather Dettman
Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Devon, Alberta, Canada

David Cooper and James McCourt
SL Ross Environmental Research Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Diego F. Muriel, Joseph Katz, Carlos Fuentes-Cabrejo, and Nicolas Escobar-Castaneda
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Karen N. Stone
US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Sterling, Virginia, USA

Alan G. Guarino and Joanne Letson
Ohmsett-Applied Research Associates (ARA), Leonardo, NJ, USA

Wen Ji, Michel C. Boufadel, Anirban Dhulia, and Charbel Abou Khalil
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Liv-Guri Faksness and Per Daling
SINTEF Ocean AS, Trondheim, Norway

Christoph Aeppli
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, East Boothbay, Maine, USA

Christohper H. Barker
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Emergency Response Division, Seattle, Washington, USA

10:40

The Loss of Crude Oil Droplets by Filter Feeders and the Role of Surfactants

Francis Letendre, Paloma Arena Serrano Ramos, and Christopher B. Cameron
Université de Montréal, Complexe des sciences, Département de sciences biologiques, Montréal, Québec, Canada

11:00

Characterization of Residual Oil in the Water Phase following Gravity Separation of Simulated Oily Water Mixtures from Spill Response Operations

Vladimir Blinov, Benjamin G. Fieldhouse, Chun Yang, Patrick G. Lambert, and Vanessa Beaulac
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

11:20

Chemical Fingerprinting of Ultralow Sulfur Fuel Oils (ULSFO) Using Gas Chromatography-Quadrupole Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (GC-QTOF-MS)

Chun Yang, Zeyu Yang, Bruce P. Hollebone, Benjamin G. Fieldhouse, Patrick G. Lambert, and Vanessa Beaulac
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

11:40

Dispersant Effect on Morphology and Viscosity of Water-in-crude Oil Emulsions

Diego F. Muriel and Joseph Katz
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

12:20

Simultaneous Measurement of Temperature and Velocity Field in an Oil Adjacent to Ice

Tatsunori Hayashi, Masafumi Yamazaki, Mitsugu Hasegawa, and Hirotaka Sakaue
University of Notre Dame, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Sharanya Nair, Hamed F. Farahani, and Ali S. Rangwala
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Fire Protection Engineering Department, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

12:20

Intermission

Speaker’s Corner

13:00

Seasonal Effects on Spill Behaviours of One Conventional Crude and One Diluted Bitumen in Freshwater Environments from Mesoscale Tank Studies

Qin Xin, Hena Farooqi, and Heather D. Dettman
Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Devon, Alberta, Canada

Case Histories and Recent Oil Spill Experiences

Session Chair: Vanessa Beaulac/Patrick Lambert

13:20

Emergency Response and Remediation of a Crude Oil Release in Abbotsford, British Columbia

Kristjanan Zoras
GHD Ltd., Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

Nisha Jones
Trans Mountain Corp., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Speaker’s Corner

13:40

Recent Oil Spill Experiences

Angela Pinzón
International Tankers Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF) Ltd., London, England

14:00

End of Day

Posters

Effectiveness of the Dispersant Corexit EC9500A on Oils Produced in Newfoundland’s Offshore Region

Benjamin G. Fieldhouse, Robert Faragher, Moshtagh Aljawahari, Chelsea Aulenback, Jasmine Hong, Adriana Ratts, and Pervez Azmi
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

* with paper

Comparison of Vapor Profiles of Fresh and Highly Weathered Crude Oil

Michelle Karpinsky, Stephanie R. Vaughan, and Lauryn E. DeGreeff
Florida International University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Florida International University, International Forensic Research Institute, Miami, Florida, USA

Examination of Chemical and Biological Changes Related to Aged Oil from Historical Shipwrecks

Stanley (Ho Yin) Poon, Taylor Strong, Susan E. Cobanli, Gary Wohlgeschaffen, Brian Robinson, Thomas L. King, and Alice C. Ortmann
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Impact of Natural Dispersion and Weathering on the Fate of Refined Fuel Spills in Marine Waters

Brian Robinson, Thomas L. King, Patrick Toole, Claire McIntyre, Melissa Faulkner, and Jennifer Mason
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Michel C. Boufadel
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Research on Oil Spills in Fresh Water: A Review of a Recent Government of Canada Program

Patrick G. Lambert, Konstantin Volchek, and Carl E. Brown (retired)
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Monique Punt
MPunt Environmental Consulting, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

* with paper

Oil Trajectories from Hypothetical Leaks near the Fernando de Noronha Chain (Brazil)

Luciana de Freitas Tessarolo and Valdir Innocentini
National Institute for Space Research – INPE, Department of Meteorology, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil

Fernando T.C. Barreto
OceanPact, Glória, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and DHN-REMO, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Luís H.M.M. Silva
Atlasul Hub Soluções Oceanográficas, Jacareí, São Paulo, Brazil

Julio T.A. Chacaltana and Iury A. Gonçalves
Federal University of Espírito Santo – UFES, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil

* with paper

Bioremediation of Diesel Oil Polluted Seawater by a Hydrocarbon Degrading Bacterial Consortium with Oleophilic Nutrients

Yunfei Wang, Baikang Zhu, Quingguo Chen, and Wuyang Sun
Zhejiang Ocean University, Zhoushan, Zhejiang, China

* with paper

A Brief Summary of Environment Canada’s Involvement in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological-Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Research & Technology Initiative (CRTI)

Carl E. Brown (retired) and Patrick G. Lambert
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Konstantin Volchek
Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Marco DiFruscio
Department of National Defence, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Scott Sheppard
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

* with paper

Estimation of the Temperature Dependence of the Octanol-Water Partition Coefficient for Select Chlorobenzenes Using Computational Chemistry

Durell Sterling Desmond, James Xidos, Georg Schreckenbach, David G. Barber, Dustin Isleifson, and Gary A. Stern
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

* with paper

On-site High Throughput Solid Phase Extraction of PAHs from Oily Water Samples

Fatemeh S. Mirnaghi, Guan Wang, Averey Kudlow, Zeyu Yang, and Bruce P. Hollebone
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Emergencies Science and Technology Section, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Petroleum Distribution in Water Containing Fine Alluvial Sediment

Lindsay J. Hounjet, Stanislav R. Stoyanov, and Derek Chao
Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Devon, Alberta, Canada

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