Corpus ID: 131203648

Corrosion monitoring and the environmental impact of decommissioned naval vessels as artificial reefs

@inproceedings{Macleod2004CorrosionMA,
  title={Corrosion monitoring and the environmental impact of decommissioned naval vessels as artificial reefs},
  author={Iseabail Macleod and Pippa Morrison and Vicki Richards and N. West and Sinclair Knight and Merz Pty},
  year={2004}
}
  • Iseabail Macleod, Pippa Morrison, +3 authors Merz Pty
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • The former Australian Naval vessels, HMAS Swan and HMAS Perth were scuttled as artificial reefs off the Western Australian coast in 1997 and 2001, respectively. In addition, the former HMAS Hobart was sunk in Gulf St Vincent, South Australia in 2002. During the preparation of the ships prior to sinking, significant quantities of metals, such as copper, copper alloys, aluminium, lead and steel, petroleum hydrocarbons and other potential pollutants were removed. Since it is possible that… CONTINUE READING

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