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Articles from February 23, 2018

Posted: February 22, 2018
Beached vessel on its side.

FEB. 23, 2018 — Operations for the Hurricane Maria Emergency Support Function #10 (ESF-10) U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) response were completed yesterday, Feb. 21, 2018.

Posted: February 22, 2018
Open yellow case with device inside.

FEB. 23, 2018 — Measuring contaminants in polluted water bodies can be a big challenge. It’s a task that OR&R staff perform often in responding to oil spills and waste sites and assessing their impacts. A common water sampling method involves collecting “Grab samples” of water into 1 liter jars and shipping them on ice to a laboratory for extraction and analysis.

Posted: February 22, 2018

FEB. 23, 2018 — I am a contractor with Genwest Systems, Inc. under the OR&R Business Services Group (BSG). 

Posted: February 22, 2018
Barge with crane operating on water.

FEB. 23, 2018 — Several groups in North Carolina are working to reduce marine debris throughout the state’s coastal zone by developing a strategic plan and removing legacy debris.

Posted: February 23, 2018
A group of people at a conference table.

FEB. 23, 2018 — On Feb. 21-22, two scientists with the NOAA Assessment and Restoration Division and three from the NOAA Restoration Center led a group of more than 40 Hanford Natural Resource Trustees in a multi-day restoration planning exercise. The outcome was increased scientific convergence about how quickly and how long it takes for habitats to recover after restoration actions in the area. Scientists from the Yakama Nation, U.S. Geological Survey, private companies, and other entities contributed their time as subject matter experts.

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