Articles from January 9, 2015

Posted: January 9, 2015
Excavator digging sediment from a wetland bottom.

On January 6, 2015, a crowd of more than 100 people gathered to celebrate and witness the breaching of a levee that since the 1800s has held back tidal water from the 1200 acre Cullinan Ranch property, located along the fringe of San Pablo Bay in California (part of the San Francisco Bay Estuary).

Posted: January 9, 2015
Small boat being towed through the water, covered with barnacles.

The week of January 5, 2015, the NOAA Marine Debris Program released a technical memo, Detecting Japan Tsunami Marine Debris at Sea: A Synthesis of Efforts and Lessons-Learned, a review of the debris detection efforts that took place in the years following the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, as well as valuable lessons for the future of marine debris detection.

Posted: January 9, 2015

OR&R Assessment and Restoration Division staff will present at the Battelle Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments in New Orleans during the week of January 11, 2015.

Posted: January 9, 2015

During the first week of January 2015, OR&R held a series of meetings at NOAA's Sand Point Seattle campus on the state of the science for dispersant use in Arctic waters.

Posted: January 9, 2015
Driftwood on a beach, with water in background.

The week of January, 5, 2015, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division and NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary staff participated in a Salish Sea Vessel Oil Spill Risk Assessment and Management Workshop in Bellingham, WA.

Posted: January 9, 2015
Grasses and oily water in a bucket.

NOAA was part of an international team that assessed and advised in the aftermath of an oil spill in a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Bangladesh.

Posted: January 9, 2015

Steve Lehmann, an OR&R Scientific Support Coordinator, gave the keynote address at the 25th annual No-Spills Conference in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on January 5, 2015.

Articles from January 9, 2015

Posted: January 9, 2015
Excavator digging sediment from a wetland bottom.

On January 6, 2015, a crowd of more than 100 people gathered to celebrate and witness the breaching of a levee that since the 1800s has held back tidal water from the 1200 acre Cullinan Ranch property, located along the fringe of San Pablo Bay in California (part of the San Francisco Bay Estuary).

Posted: January 9, 2015
Small boat being towed through the water, covered with barnacles.

The week of January 5, 2015, the NOAA Marine Debris Program released a technical memo, Detecting Japan Tsunami Marine Debris at Sea: A Synthesis of Efforts and Lessons-Learned, a review of the debris detection efforts that took place in the years following the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, as well as valuable lessons for the future of marine debris detection.

Posted: January 9, 2015

OR&R Assessment and Restoration Division staff will present at the Battelle Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments in New Orleans during the week of January 11, 2015.

Posted: January 9, 2015

During the first week of January 2015, OR&R held a series of meetings at NOAA's Sand Point Seattle campus on the state of the science for dispersant use in Arctic waters.

Posted: January 9, 2015
Driftwood on a beach, with water in background.

The week of January, 5, 2015, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division and NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary staff participated in a Salish Sea Vessel Oil Spill Risk Assessment and Management Workshop in Bellingham, WA.

Posted: January 9, 2015
Grasses and oily water in a bucket.

NOAA was part of an international team that assessed and advised in the aftermath of an oil spill in a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Bangladesh.

Posted: January 9, 2015

Steve Lehmann, an OR&R Scientific Support Coordinator, gave the keynote address at the 25th annual No-Spills Conference in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on January 5, 2015.