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Articles from February 9, 2018

Posted: February 9, 2018
poster for the 2018 Western Regions SERC Conference.

FEBRUARY 9, 2018 — Emergency planners from across the western United States gathered last week to discuss best practices, learn about new resources, and to get updates on regulatory changes. As part of the meeting, members of the CAMEO® team provided an overview of the CAMEO software suite and a sneak peek at upcoming development.

Posted: February 9, 2018
View of a pier from the shore.

FEBRUARY 9, 2018 — On January 30, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division employees Gary Shigenaka and Matt Bissell conducted a field investigation of the Astoria Pier discharge in Astoria, Oregon.

Posted: February 9, 2018
Class of students watch presentation.

FEBRUARY 9, 2018 — On February 5-7, OR&R’s Assessment and Restoration Division hosted a Brazilian delegation of scientists to discuss how NOAA organizes and implements natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) and restoration.  

Posted: February 9, 2018
Man with column of fire in the background.

FEBRUARY 9, 2018 -- OR&R Director Dave Westerholm, along with the Emergency Response Division Chief Scott Lundgren and OR&R Senior Scientist Lisa DiPinto, visited the lab at University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering where Elaine Oran, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering presented her lab's research on the use of fire whirls, also commonly known as fire devils, to remediate oil on water.

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