Alvenus Oil Spill Photographs

August 1984. Photographs by E.R. Gundlach unless noted. Contact Info:

Spill conditions: Approximately 5000 tons heavy Venezuelan crude along Galveston Island, Texas.

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Alvenus shoreline impact, August 1984. Download.


Alvenus grader - close up, August 1984. Download.
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Arm grader removing oil, August 1984. Download.
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Alvenus grounded offshore Mississippi River Delta, Louisiana (from EPA aerial photograph). Download.


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Tilling of foreshore after removal of heavy oiling. Download.
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Placement and tilling of lightly oiled sand along the backshore to keep sand on the beach in a highly erosional / recessional area. Download.


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