Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
This Web site contains information from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council about
the spill, its impacts, and restoration and
research efforts. Check the Council's Oil Spill Facts page for answers
to common questions about the spill, and links to more information for
students and researchers.
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: 10 Years Later
This Web site has transcripts and sound files from National Public Radio shows that relate to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and links to sites representing
a variety of perspectives on the spill.
What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs?
This Web site is an interactive Web presentation on the Exploring Earth Web site. It includes information about oil spill response, as well as activities that use NOAA’s GNOME (General
NOAA Oil Modeling Environment) oil trajectory software
to model and simulate
Hard Aground - 10
Years of Stories, Photos and Reference
Hard Aground is a collection of news reports from the Anchorage Daily News that chronicle the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its repercussions. This Web site is
a rich source of information that only a local newspaper can provide, including
a 1999 special feature called, “Legacy of the Exxon Valdez oil
Prince William Sound: Paradise Lost?
This is a comprehensive Web site from ThinkQuest about the damage caused by the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its clean up. It also provides a history of oil in Alaska. ThinkQuest is an international Web site building competition, where teams of students and teachers are challenged to build Web sites on educational topics.
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Research:
Environmental Recovery in Prince William
This Web site depicts the results of
key scientific studies of Prince William
Sound and the Gulf of Alaska following
the Exxon Valdez oil spill. It is
a reference guide for anyone interested
in understanding scientific assessments
of environmental recovery in the spill-affected
Oil Pollution and Birds
This Web site from the Canadian Wildlife
Service/Canadian Wildlife Federation explains
how spilled oil hurts birds.
Historical Incidents Database
This database contains reports and
images from about 1,000 incidents such
as oil spills and chemical accidents that
happened from 1977 to 2001. It is searchable
by name or keyword. The database includes
mainly U.S. incidents, but also significant
incidents that occurred elsewhere. Generally,
it includes only those incidents that occurred
either in navigable waters (including large
freshwater bodies such as the U.S. Great
Lakes) or in coastal waters.
Questions and Answers About the Exxon
This Web page is full of facts about the Exxon Valdez oil
spill from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, which was formed to oversee restoration of the injured ecosystem using the $900 million civil settlement.
Images from the Exxon Valdez Spill
This is a collection of NOAA’s Exxon