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Articles from June 6, 2014

Posted: June 5, 2014
Screen shot of ERMA model.

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) District 7 held a four-day workshop in Tampa/St. Petersburg, at USCG's Airstation at Clearwater and the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Southeast Regional Office in St. Petersburg to focus on the use of various spatial data management and mapping tools to support a variety of all-hazards and response needs.

Posted: June 5, 2014
Plastic bag litters a beach.

Plastics and other litter, abandoned vessels, and derelict fishing gear have been a long-standing problem for the Great Lakes.

Posted: June 5, 2014
Group of people posing outdoors.

The NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) hosted a marine debris strategy development meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida from May 20-22, 2014.

Posted: June 5, 2014
Participants around a table at spill drill.

On May 31, Dr. Mark Whittington and Mr. Miguel Patel of the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF, based in London) arrived in Seattle for a two-week exchange with NOAA scientists.

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