Oil and Chemical Spill Incidents

Oil and chemical spills responded to by NOAA through scientific support or direct response by NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration

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The Raw Incident Data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Emergency Response Division, Office of Response and Restoration, give information on the location of oil spills and other incidents for which a NOAA Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) provided scientific support for the response. They include some other major spills but are not comprehensive. The record includes information on thousands of historical incidents spanning 30 years. Resource Watch shows only a subset of the data set. For access to the full data set and additional information, see the Learn More link.

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Formal name

Raw Incident Data

Cautions

The data set is not comprehensive for all oil spills.

Suggested citation

Emergency Response Division, Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Raw Incident Data.” Retrieved from https://incidentnews.noaa.gov/. Accessed December 1, 2017. Accessed through Resource Watch, (date). www.resourcewatch.org.

Sources

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Geographic coverage

United States waters and some international locations when NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration was involved

Date of content

1985-present

Frequency of updates

Varies

Published language

en

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