March 29, 2017 - If you can’t see spilled oil, how do you find it and clean it up? That's the situation emergency responders faced in two oil spills on the Mississippi River that challenged their understanding of how to approach evaluating oil spill conditions.
March 16, 2017 - Baltimore can be defined as much by its waterways as its skyscrapers. It’s connected to water through the Inner Harbor, its famous crab cakes, cargo and cruise ships, and its prominent location in the Chesapeake Bay. Now, in nearby Rosedale, there is an exciting project to reclaim hundreds of acres of a special coastal area formerly used as an urban industrial wasteland.
March 14, 2017 - A life at sea, or a career conserving natural resources? That was the choice Cmdr. Jess Stark was contemplating while walking along the docks back in 1998. A chance encounter that day with the chief quartermaster of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ship Rainer showed him he could do both.
March 6, 2017 - Balloons released into the air don’t just go away, they make their way back down, or rise until they pop and fall back to Earth where they can create a lot of problems. The Marine Debris Program explores the issue.