An evaluation of marine bird population trends following the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Prince William Sound, Alaska.

@article{Lance2001AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of marine bird population trends following the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Prince William Sound, Alaska.},
  author={Brian K. Lance and David B. Irons and S. J. Kendall and Lyman L. McDonald},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          298-309
        }
}
We examined post-spill trends (1989-1998) of marine bird populations in Prince William Sound (PWS) following the Exxon Valdez oil spill (EVOS) to evaluate recovery of injured taxa. Two criteria were employed. First, we examined population trends of injured taxa only in the oiled area of PWS using regression models. Second, we examined population trends of injured taxa in the oiled area relative to the unoiled area using homogeneity of the slopes tests. We considered a population recovering if… CONTINUE READING
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