The Office of Response and Restoration's Emergency Response Division and Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center (DRC) are now offering a Science of Chemical Releases (SOCR) course from March 21-24, 2016 in Mobile, Alabama.
Newsletter: Winter 2015
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The Office of Response and Restoration's Emergency Response Division (ERD) will be hosting its Science of Oil Spills (SOS) class in Mobile, Alabama, March 28-April 1, 2016.
As the newest member of NOAA's CO-OPS Gulf Coast Team, Jack Marshall will be helping with projects related to measuring water levels, currents, and other oceanographic data around the Gulf of Mexico.
A few updates on marine debris resources now available and planning efforts underway in the Gulf of Mexico:
During the week of September 14-18, 2015, NOAA's Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center hosted the U.S. Coast Guard for its Leadership and Management School (LAMS).
In September 2015, NOAA's Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) personnel from the Disaster Response Center in Mobile, Alabama, traveled to New Orleans to participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new water level and meteorological station on the southwest side of Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain.
NOAA, the Mississippi and Alabama National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR), and NOAA's Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center will host the workshop "Discovering Steps to Safeguard our People and the Places They Live: A Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities" from January 26-28, 2016.
On November 17, 2015, NOAA's Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center (DRC) hosted the second of three regional risk communication workshops.