Some structural changes of seagrass meadows in Taklong Island National Marine Reserve, Guimaras, Western Visayas Philippines after an oil spill

@inproceedings{Nievales2009SomeSC,
  title={Some structural changes of seagrass meadows in Taklong Island National Marine Reserve, Guimaras, Western Visayas Philippines after an oil spill},
  author={Marie Frances J. Nievales},
  year={2009}
}
  • Marie Frances J. Nievales
  • Published 2009
  • Geography
  • In August 2006, over 2 million liters of bunker fuel spilled from a sunken cargo vessel off Panay Gulf, Western Visayas Philippines. Floating oil found its way in the coastline of southern Guimaras including that of a marine protected area, Taklong Island National Marine Reserve (TINMR) (10o24’ to 10o26’N, 122o29’ to 122o31’ E). Most shorelines adjacent to seagrass beds were heavily covered with bunker fuel for weeks before manual clean up were initiated. This study describes temporal changes… CONTINUE READING

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