California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Factsheets

Oil Factsheets

  1. Types of Oil & Effects on the Environment
    Types of oils and their effect on nature -
  2. Drop In The Ocean
    Drop In The Ocean Poster - Poster for small spill prevention and recognition. .
  3. OSPR Statewide Expansion Fact Sheet
    Spill prevention and response program facts for statwide oil spills - Governor Jerry Brown expanded the spill response program in 2014 to go statewide.
  4. Oil & Railroad Terminology Fact Sheet
    Spill prevention and response key oil terms - Spill prevention and response key oil terms
  5. Major Oil Spills in California
    Major California Oil Spills - List of major oil spills in California history from 1986 to 2013
  6. Diesel Spills in Marine Waters
    Marine Diesel Spill Fact Sheet - Facts on diesel and its affect on a marine environment.
  7. Diesel Spills In Marine Waters (Spanish)
    Diesel Spills In Marine Waters (Spanish) - El combustible diesel es en la mayoría de los casos un producto de petróleo ligero y refinado.Pequeños derrames de diesel por lo general evaporan y dispersan dentro de un día o menos.
  8. California Spills Reported to OSPR, by Year
    California Spills Reported to OSPR, by Year - California Spills Reported to OSPR, by Year (Spreadsheet)
  9. Overview of the Office of Spill Prevention & Response
    Overview of OSPR's programs and responsibilities - The Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), is a division of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and the lead state agency for marine and off-highway oil spill prevention, response and natural resource restoration.
  10. Overview of the Office of Spill Prevention and Response (Spanish)
    Overview of OSPR (Spanish) - La Oficina de Prevención y Respuesta a Derrames (OSPR), una división del Departamento de Pesca y Vida Silvestre de California(CDFW), y la agencia principal estatal para la prevención de los derrame...
  11. Oil Spill Funding
    Oil Spill funding sources - A fact sheet detailing OSPR oil spill funding.
  12. Heavy Crude - Diluent Mix
    Heavy Crude - Diluent Mix - Heavy Crude - Diluent Mix
  13. NOAA Oil Sands Report
    NOAA Oil Sands Report - NOAA Oil Sands Report
  14. Oil Weathering Process
    Oil Weathering Process Graphic -
  15. How Tar Sands Oil Is Produced
    How Tar Sands Oil Is Produced - How Tar Sands Oil Is Produced

Oil Spill Response Factsheets

  1. How to Report Spills (Spanish)
    How to report oil spills - Reporte los derrames que se occuren en cualquier parte de California por llamar a estos números estatales y federales que están disponibles 24 horas al día:
  2. How to Report Spills
    How to Report Spills - How to report a spill
  3. Natural Resources Damage Assessment Fact Sheet
    Overview of NRDA process -
  4. Natural Resources Damage Assessment Fact Sheet (Spanish)
    Valoración de Perjuicios a Recursos Naturales - Se exige que la parte responsable costee proyectos de restauración para restituir el medio ambiente y la vida silvestre a sus condiciones anteriores al derrame. El proceso de valoración de perjuicios ambientales generados por el derrame y el desarrollo de proyectos de restauración se denomina Valoración de Perjuicios a Recursos Naturales (NRDA).
  5. What is Boom - Containing Oil in a Spill
    Boom - Sheet gives fact on boom, a type of oil spill response equipment.
  6. Tarball Fact Sheet
    Tarball fact sheet -
  7. Tarball Fact Sheet (Spanish)
    tarballs and its characterics - La bola de alquitrán, ese pequeño pedazo de petróleo de color oscuro que se pega a los pies cuando vayamos a la playa es, en realidad, el residuo de un derrame de petróleo o de una filtración natural de petróleo en el océano.
  8. Oil Boom Fact Sheet (Spanish)
    Oil Boom facts - Petróleo derramado en un cuerpo de agua es mejor contenida por una barrera flotante físico conocido como la pluma. Este dispositivo de edad, pero probada es capaz de impedir el movimiento al trabajar en o cerca del nivel de la superficie, porque el petróleo flota en el agua.

Wildlife Factsheets

  1. Sea Otter Fact Sheet
    Sea Otter Fact Sheet -
  2. Effects of Oil on Wildlife (Spanish)
    Oil spills effects on wildlife - Incluso el exponerse a corto plazo a los productos petrolíferos más ligeros o más volátiles (tales como queroseno y combustible para aviones jet) puede producir impactos dramáticos. Tales productos frecuentemente engendran quemaduras de gravedad, irritación de los ojos, síntomas neurológicas y perjuicios pulmonares por la inhalación de humo.
  3. Did you know? Topic 1 Mustelid
    Sea Otter - Topic 1 of the Did you know? series about Southern Sea Otters.
  4. Did you know? Topic 2 Dense Fur
    Sea Otter - Topic 2 of the Did you know? series about Southern Sea Otters.
  5. Did you know? Topic 3 Otter Comparison
    Sea Otter - Topic 3 of the Did you know? series about Southern Sea Otters.
  6. Did you know? Topic 4 Kelp Forest Home
    Sea Otter - Topic 4 of the Did you know? series about Southern Sea Otters.
  7. Did you know? Topic 5 Food Consumption
    Sea Otter - Topic 5 of the Did you know? series about Southern Sea Otters.
  8. Did you know? Topic 6 Rafting
    Sea Otter - Topic 6 of Did you know? series about Southern sea otters
  9. Did you know? Topic 7 Baby Adult Fur
    Sea Otter - Topic 7 of the Did you know? series about Southern Sea Otters
  10. Did you know? Topic 8 Tool Use
    Sea Otter - Topic 8 of the Did you know? series on Southern Sea Otters
  11. Did you know? Topic 9 Keystone Species
    Sea Otter - Topic 9 of the Did you know? series on Southern Sea Otters
  12. Did you know? Topic 10 Purple Teeth and Bones
    Sea Otter - Topic 10 of the Did you know? series on Southern Sea Otters
  13. Sea Otter Fact Sheet (Spanish)
    California Sea Otters - La nutria marina sureña, o californiana, (Enhydra lutris nereis) aparece en el registro de especies amenazadas de acuerdo con la ley federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) y además se ha atraído a la protección de ley orgánica del Estado de California como “mamífero plenamente protegido” y la ley Marine Mammal Protection Act.
  14. Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center
    Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center (MWVCRC) provide...
  15. Effects of Oil on Wildlife
    Effects of oil on wildlife -
  16. Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center (Spanish)
    Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center - El Centro de Cuidado e Investigación de Vida Silvestre Marina del Departamento de Pesca y Vide Silvestre de California (CDFW) proporciona el tratamiento de mayor alcance a mamíferos y aves marinos afectados por derrames de petróleo en aguas marinas.

Contact Information

Alexia Retallack
Email: Alexia.Retallack@wildlife.ca.gov
Phone: 916-322-1683

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Page Last Updated: July 2, 2014