Seabirds are a diverse group facing a lot of threats.
But it's not all bad news.
Learn about two notable restoration successes NOAA has been involved with along the California coast.
During an oil spill, the classic characteristics of seabirds work to their disadvantage, upping the chance they will encounter oil—and in more ways than one.
To understand why seabirds are so vulnerable to oil spills, let's look at an example of one male seabird and a hypothetical oil spill near his colony in the Gulf of Alaska.
We have scheduled a Science of Oil Spills class for the week of April 27, 2015 in Houston, Texas.
We are accepting applications through February 27.
These trainings help oil spill responders increase their understanding of oil spill science when analyzing spills and making risk-based decisions.
Find out where you can get information about oil spills.
Plus, check out our infographic showing how many oil spill responses NOAA worked in 2014 and where they were located around the country.
These programs are designed to help prepare for and respond to chemical emergencies.
ESI maps provide a concise summary of coastal resources that are at risk if an oil spill occurs nearby.
Find out how NOAA is helping the Arctic region prepare for climate change and possible oil spills using ERMA.
ADIOS is an oil spill response tool that models how different types of oil weather in the marine environment.
GNOME is a software modeling tool used to predict the possible route pollutants might follow in a body of water.
This software program predicts chemical reactivity for thousands of common hazardous chemicals.
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