JUNE 15, 2018 — OR&R’s Diane Evers was provided with a Blue Peter Award for exceptional management and leadership skills in the field of environmental remediation at a gala held in Princeton, New Jersey on June 11.
Articles from June 15, 2018
OR&R Scientist Honored with a Blue Peter Award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Remediation
JUNE 15, 2018 — On June 8, Dave Wesley participated in the NOAA Washington Congressional Roundtable held at the Western Regional Center in Seattle, Washington.
JUNE 22, 2018 — National Ocean Service Assistant Administrator Russell Callender and OR&R Director Dave Westerholm met on June 20 with key partners of the Rinearson Creek Restoration project in Gladstone, Oregon.
JUNE 15, 2018 — NOAA participated in two Hudson River estuary meetings on June 7 at the headquarters of the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve's Norrie Point Environmental Center.
JUNE 15, 2018 — OR&R’s Emergency Response Division (ERD) participated in the annual HAZWOPER and Oil Spill Response Training on Washington’s outer coast.
JUNE 15, 2018 — During the week of June 3, staff from OR&R’s Emergency Response Division met at the NOAA Disaster Response Center in Mobile, Alabama, to conduct safety and response science training.
JUNE 15, 2018 — On June 5 and 6, the NOAA Marine Debris Program joined with representatives from around the world at the Arctic Marine Litter Workshop in Akureyri, Iceland.
JUNE 15, 2018 — Numerous Superfund sites are situated within the Raritan River watershed and pose a threat to NOAA trustee resources.
JUNE 15, 2018 — On June 8, NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration participated in the NOAA Open House at the Western Regional Center in Seattle, Washington.
JUNE 15, 2018 — This week, OR&R scientists are working in collaboration with Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, WaterMapping LLC, University of South Florida, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and EPA to advance our capabilities for detecting and characterizing floating oil using a combination of remote sensing and in situ measurements at the Ohmsett Oil Spill Research wave tank facility in Leonardo, New Jersey.
JUNE 22, 2018 — On June 8 and 10, regional coordinators for NOAA’s Marine Debris Program (MDP) joined communities around the world to celebrate and honor our ocean, and raise public awareness around marine debris.
OR&R Diversity and Inclusion Committee Discusses Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in the STEM Workplace
JUNE 22, 2018 — On June 21, OR&R’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosted Dr. Claire Horner-Devine, founder of Counterspace Consulting, for a discussion on how institutions and individuals can promote an equitable workplace.
JUNE 22, 2018 — From June 18-20, OR&R scientist Ed Levine attended the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science Boot Camp at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, New York.
JUNE 22, 2018 — At P.S. 146 in Brooklyn, all kindergarteners spend two days a month, regardless of the weather, at the shore!
JUNE 22, 2018 — During the week of June 18, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division team of oil spill scientists conducted a “Science of Oil Spills” (SOS) class at the Seattle NOAA campus.
Marine Debris Program Highlights Citizen Science Project at Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Conference
JUNE 22, 2018 — On June 6, the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s (MDP) Pacific Islands Regional Coordinator, Mark Manuel, gave a presentation within the session, “Marine Debris – From management to microplastics” at the 15th annual Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.
JUNE 15, 2018 — On June 5 and 6, the Marine Debris Program’s Northeast Regional Coordinator Demi Fox presented to members of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment and its Working Group gathered in Gloucester, Massachusetts during their annual meeting.
JUNE 22, 2018 — On June 18, the NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) published the California Ocean Litter Prevention Strategy on its website. California has a long and successful history of leading efforts to prevent marine debris.