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Articles from February 26, 2016

Posted: September 10, 2015
Man with clipboard and bag walking on beach.

When the 2011 Japanese tsunami washed a 66-foot-long dock onto Oregon's shores, it spurred beach monitoring programs up and down the West Coast and Pacific islands. The only way anyone would know if Japan tsunami marine debris started arriving is by counting how much debris was already showing up there on a regular basis. What have they found so far?

Posted: February 26, 2016
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FEBRUARY 26, 2016--OR&R’s Emergency Response Division recently attended the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) Subcommittee meeting #3 in London from February 15-19, 2016. Seventy-four nations and 40 related industry groups sent delegations.

Posted: February 26, 2016

FEBRUARY 26, 2016--Keith Cialino, the Northeast Regional Coordinator for the NOAA Marine Debris Program, spoke at an event hosted by Salem Sound Coastwatch in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Posted: February 26, 2016
Group of people talking to each other in a room.

FEBRUARY 26, 2016--On February 24, the Office of Response and Restoration’s Emergency Response Division participated in a U.S. Coast Guard-led oil spill response exercise in remote Cordova, Alaska.

Posted: February 26, 2016

FEBRUARY 26, 2016--The Ocean Sciences meeting convenes every two years and provides a venue for international scientists, students, government representatives, and industry practitioners to share information on all aspects of oceanography.

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