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Articles from August 8, 2014

Posted: August 8, 2014
An aerial view of a very large rectangular tank, or pool, outdoors.

On August 8, 2014, OR&R marine biologist, Gary Shigenaka, and Dr. Adrian C. Bejarano, aquatic toxicologist, made presentations to a group of oil spill response professionals as part of the Science of Oil Spills class, offered by OR&R in Seattle this week.

Posted: August 8, 2014
Two men on a beach.

A field trip, part of the Science of Oil Spills (SOS) class conducted by OR&R in Seattle during the week of August 4, 2014, featured a presentation by local marine biologist and citizen scientist Michael Kyte on on "Sea Star Wasting Syndrome."

Posted: August 8, 2014

On August 1, 2014, a perfect Seattle summer day, NOAA Vice Adm. Michael Devany visited the recently completed shoreline restoration on the Duwamish River constructed by the Boeing Company.

Posted: August 8, 2014
Poster showing a whale and a seal entangled with string.

The week of August 4, 2014, the NOAA Marine Debris Program and the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science published reports that assess the current state of science on two marine debris impacts: ingestion and entanglement.

Posted: August 8, 2014
Two ships moored next to a dock.

The NOAA Research Vessel Laurentia , spent July 28 to August 2, 2014 with the crew and three NOAA Corps Officers at the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Festival in Grand Haven, Michigan.

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