The Marine Debris Program staff participated in the inaugural conference of the Citizen Science Association in San Jose, CA, on February 11-12, 2015.
Articles from February 13, 2015
The Pacific Northwest Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA) team and NOAA Fisheries, West Coast Region Protected Resource Division have collaborated to make the final Rockfish Critical Habitat designation under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) available through Pacific Northwest ERMA concurrent with the publication of the final rule in the Federal Register.
Drawing on NOAA's expertise in emergency management for marine incidents, a delegation from a maritime security research team at Korea Institute for Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) visited OR&R's Silver Spring office on Monday, February 9, 2015.
Sarah Latshaw is the new Southeast Regional Coordinator for the NOAA Marine Debris Program, based in Charleston, SC. She joined the Marine Debris Team at the end of October and is working with government, non-profit, and academic partners in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and the east coast of Florida to address marine debris issues on a regional scale.