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Articles from February 17, 2017

Posted: February 17, 2017

FEBRUARY 17, 2017--On February 6, Charlie Henry, Director of OR&R’s Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center, shared his personal story about being an emergency oil spill responder and what it was like to respond to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Posted: February 17, 2017
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FEBRUARY 17, 2017--OR&R staff had a strong presence at the Gulf of Mexico Research Institute’s annual conference, the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, held from February 6-9 in New Orleans, LA.

Posted: February 17, 2017
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FEBRUARY 17, 2017--OR&R’s Emergency Response Division (ERD) staff attending the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference (GoMOSES 2017) met with the staff of the Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Team from the Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant Programs on February 7.

Posted: February 17, 2017
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FEBRUARY 17, 2017--OR&R's Spatial Data Branch met with the National Center for Environmental Information at Stennis, MS, to negotiate workflows and milestones for completing the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) close-out of data.

Posted: February 17, 2017
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FEBRUARY 17, 2017--Does a parrotfish need friends? Where do fish sleep? Can goldfish jump over rocks? How fast do fish swim?

Posted: February 17, 2017
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FEBRUARY 17, 2017--On Saturday, February 11, OR&R representatives from the NOAA Marine Debris Program participated in the annual NOAA Open House in Silver Spring, MD.

Posted: February 17, 2017

FEBRUARY 17, 2017--Ben Shorr, a physical scientist with OR&R’s Assessment and Restoration Division, participated in a 1.5 day workshop held by the Gulf Research Program within the National Academies off Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Posted: February 17, 2017
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FEBRUARY 17, 2017--NOAA was out in full force at Washington Middle School’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Career Fair on February 10 in Seattle, WA.

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