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Articles from December 2, 2016

Posted: December 2, 2016
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DECEMBER 2, 2016--OR&R is well known for its exceptional workforce! In 2016, several NOAA employee were recognized for their contributions to the office, NOAA, and the American public.

During the November 29, 2016 National Ocean Service (NOS) Awards Ceremony, the following OR&R employees received awards: Dr. Lisa DiPinto for NOS Employee of the Year, Sherry Lippiatt for NOS Team Member of the Year, and Brian Julius for his dedication and contributions to workplace equal employment opportunities and diversity.

Posted: December 2, 2016

DECEMBER 2, 2016--The Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) data categorize the coastal shoreline based on oil sensitivity, persistence, and ease of clean-up.

Posted: December 2, 2016
Chinese State Oceanic Administration seal.

DECEMBER 2, 2016--As part of a "Sister Cities" initiative developed by the U.S. State Department, a delegation from China with representation from the State Oceanic Administration, the Weihai Marine Environmental Monitoring Center, and the Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Oceans and Fisheries visited the NOAA Marine Debris Program in Oakland, California.

Posted: December 2, 2016

DECEMBER 2, 2016--On November 15, the NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) teamed up with the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Education sector at the NERRS 2016 Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Posted: December 2, 2016
Woman demonstrating with sign.

DECEMBER 2, 2016--The OR&R Diversity Committee conducted an event on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s protest to the Dakota Access Pipeline for Native American History Month (November).

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