The Tanker: Exxon Valdez

Hello Eveyone The oil tanker is a technology that has been adapted from the steam ship in order to meet the needs of an ever-growing population of earth. The tanker that is seen to be the cause of the disaster within Prince William Sound is named Exxon Valdez. The company that owned the oil tanker... Continue Reading →

Exxon Valdez – Visual Analysis

    Image sourced from:¬†http://img.wennermedia.com/article-leads-horizontal-1400/rs-183163-112866731.jpg Like all disasters there is an attempt to take visual images that pull at the heartstrings of those who look at them while others show truths about what is happening. With the massive scale of the Exxon Valdez oil spill this image is showing many truths. This image of men... Continue Reading →

The Community of Valdez

Hello Everyone There are three major communities that surround Prince William Sound. This post will focus on Valdez, please see the attached map for visual. The community of Valdez has about 4,498 residences, which makes it the largest of the three major communities located on the Sound. The community is deep within Prince William Sound,... Continue Reading →

The Community of Whittier

Hello Everyone There are three major communities that surround Prince William Sound. This post will focus on Whittier, please see the attached map for visual. Whittier is on the complete opposite side Prince William Sound than Cordova. Whittier is also not far from Anchorage Alaska, which is a very well known city. Being a community... Continue Reading →

The Community of: Cordova

Hello Everyone There are three major communities that surround Prince William Sound. This post will focus on Cordova, please see the attached map for visual. Cordova is located in the southeast of Prince William Sound and is on the main land. Although the community is located on the mainland there are no roads that lead... Continue Reading →

The Site of the Disaster!

The Exxon Valdez oil spill happened within Prince William Sound. The Sound that was affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill is Prince William Sound. This sound is located in Alaska within the United States of America. Prince William Sound is located off of the Gulf of Alaska. Which is on the southeast coast of... Continue Reading →

Exxon Valdez – Research Statement

Hello Everyone Welcome to my Blog! My name is Alexis; I am a 4th year student at McMaster University majoring in Geography and Environmental Studies with minors in history, sustainability and geographic information systems. The topic for this blog will be a very strong interest I have which is oil and oil spills; I gained... Continue Reading →

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