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Articles from January 8, 2016

Posted: January 8, 2016
Woman in winter landscape: trees, snow, and water.

JANUARY 8, 2016--Hi, I’m Krista Stegemann, the new Communications and Education Specialist with the Marine Debris Program here in Silver Spring.

Posted: January 8, 2016
Toothpaste on a toothbrush.

JANUARY 8, 2016--The NOAA Marine Debris Program has one less source of marine debris to combat following the signing of the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 by President Obama.

Posted: January 8, 2016
Five men posing in front of a taxidermied Sturgeon

JANUARY 8, 2016--On December 3 and 4, 2015, staff from OR&R’s Emergency Response Division (ERD), Assessment and Restoration Division (ARD) and NMFS’s Greater Atlantic Regional Office (GARFO) conducted a workshop at NMFS’s Regional Office located in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Posted: January 8, 2016
Man speaking from podium.

JANUARY 8, 2016--The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum (ARF) Workshop of Oil Spill Emergency Response Management and Disposal Cooperation was held December 17-18, 2015, in Kunming, China.

Posted: January 8, 2016

JANUARY 8, 2016--OR&R’s Spatial Data Branch participated in the NOAA 2106 Environmental Data Management Workshop in Washington, D.C. on January 4-5, 2016. The workshop included scientists and data managers from all of NOAA’s line offices, and presented an excellent forum for discussion of data management successes and challenges. This workshop also provided OR&R with an opportunity to provide an update on how our office is addressing mandates and plans for environmental data management and sharing.

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