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A Spatial Decision Support System for Oil Spill Response and Recovery


Abstract Coastal areas are susceptible to man-made disasters, such as oil spills, which not

only have a dreadful impact on the lives of coastal communities and businesses but also

have lasting and hazardous consequences. The United States coastal areas, especially

the Gulf of Mexico, have witnessed devastating oil spills of varied sizes and durations

that resulted in major economic and ecological losses. These disasters affected the oil,

housing, forestry, tourism, and fishing industries with overall costs exceeding billions

of dollars (Baade et al. (2007); Smith et al. (2011)). Extensive research has been

done with respect to oil spill simulation techniques, spatial optimization models, and

innovative strategies to deal with spill response ... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Pydi Medini, Prannoy Chandra (Author) / Maciejewski, Ross (Advisor) / Grubesic, Anthony (Committee member) / Sefair, Jorge (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 91 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Computer Science 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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