Rena oil spill : Information and expert resources

The Science Media Centre has collated the following resources on the Rena and oil spills.

This page will be updated as new sources of information come to hand.

Expert commentary:

General information:

Research articles:

  • People most attached to community at risk from spill effects following Deepwater Horizon incident – abstract.
  • Significant negative psychological impact following Horizion incident  – fulltextnews & video.
  • The wreckage of the oil tanker ‘Erika’-human health risk assessment of beach cleaning, sunbathing and swimming.
  • Negative health effects from the Tasman Spirit crude oil (not fuel oil) spill in Pakistan, 2003 – fulltext.
  • Examination of the potential irritant effects of dispersant COREXIT 9500 – abstract.