Useful links

Links to websites containing information on marine spills and related issues and to other relevant or related organsiations.

(Inclusion in this list does not mean that ITOPF endorses the information on the websites listed)

ASMA kids

Learn all bout the marine environment with fun games and interesting facts.

Black Tides

Text, animation, diagrams, video clips and quizzes on oil spills, designed for secondary school pupils and their teachers.


Working with students in K-12 in addition to colleges, universities and academies, as well as mentor and support students who wish to learn more about, or pursue careers in, marine environment protection and the marine industry.

NOAA Office of Response & Restoration - Especially for Kids

Information on oil spills and hazardous chemical accidents from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including a number of experiments and downloadable photographs.

Case Histories

Spill Case Histories from CEDRE (in French and English)

Major Oil Spills in Australia
Information provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority


Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council

The Environmental Impact of the Sea Empress Oil Spill

Text of Sea Empress Environmental Evaluation Committee (SEEEC) summary report

The Sea Empress Oil Spill
University of Wales, School of Biological Sciences overview of environmental effects