Marine Debris Program Presents at Virtual 2022 Ocean Science Meeting
APRIL 4, 2022 – Staff from the NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) attended and gave presentations at the virtual 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting, co-sponsored by the American Geophysical Union, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, and The Oceanography Society, held Feb 28 - March 4.
Amy V. Uhrin, MDP Chief Scientist, presented the results of a collaborative study between MDP and the National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center on marine debris snagged by longlines in the Hawai'i-based pelagic longline fishery. Hillary Burgess, MDP coordinator for the Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Project (MDMAP), discussed how results from MDMAP data analyses, a field protocol evaluation, and stakeholder interviews have been used to improve data quality, discoverability, and usability of MDMAP data.
Both presentations were recorded and can be shared upon request.
For more information, please contact Amy.Uhrin@noaa.gov.