Addresses to write for more information:
The Marine Forum, University College of Scarborough, Filey Road, Scarborough,
BMLSS Diary: (contains the Marine Forum EMail address).
The Marine Forum may be able to put you in touch with other sources.
The New Scientist magazine contained letters explaining the consequences
to the fish and other organisms of the deep sea to the arrival of a huge
Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department
have produced publications on the 'Disposal of Oil Rigs'. The full address
will be placed on this site when the exact address to write to, probably
Aberdeen, is confirmed.
Greenpeace 'The North Sea' by Malcolm MacGarvin.
This is a beautifully produced book on the North Sea on man's mismanagement
of the marine environment written with an introduction of the marine wildlife
and habitats. There is no specific mention of the Brent Spar, but Malcolm
MacGarvin spoke at a meeting of the Marine Forum against the deep sea disposal
'Oceanography' Edited by C.P. Summerhayes and S.A. Thorpe.
Manson Publishing 1996. ISBN 1-874545-38-3
Chapter 22 'Waste Disposal in the Deep Ocean' by Martin Angel.
This advanced oceanographic text with information not previously included
in popular books includes Chapter 22 with the issues of waste disposal
in the deep ocean. Martin Angel spoke broadly in favour of the disposal
of the Brent Spar in the deep Atlantic at the same meeting of the Marine