About this Journal
The goals of the IOSC remain much as they were in 1969: ". . . to delineate the overall dimensions of the oil spills problem, explore the present state of the art of prevention and control of oil spills, and review the relevant research and development efforts of government and private industry, both here and abroad"....Read more about the Journal
Features & Information
The International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) provides a vital forum for professionals from the international spill response community, private sector, government, and non-governmental organizations to come together to tackle the greatest challenges facing us with sound science, practical innovation, social engineering, global research, and imagination.
The next IOSC will be May 13-16, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Occasionally IOSC has commissioned technical reports outside the normal IOSC conference timelines. They are available here.
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