Influence of oil pollution on marine ecosystems
Environmental impact of the offshore oil and gas exploration and production. This site provides information on the impact of the offshore oil and gas industry on the ocean environment and living resources.
Oil spill have an immediate effect on marine life, and a longer term effect. The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation lists Effects of oil spills
Russian offshore oil and gas resources
Global Marine Oil Pollution Information Gateway / Regional / Northwest Pacific
Currently, a number of projects related to monitoring of marine pollution and water quality are addressing specific observing methods, i.e. how to use satellite data, aircraft sensors, in situ systems, etc. For example, use of satellite data have been or are presently investigated in projects supported by the European Commission, such as HABILE and CLEANSEAS.