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Articles from March 11, 2016

Posted: March 3, 2016
Two men and a woman pose in strange hats.

MARCH 4, 2016--Dr. Ken Finkelstein (Boston) and Troy Baker (Seattle) of OR&R's Assessment and Restoration Division recently volunteered to help implement the annual National Ocean Science Bowl .

Posted: March 11, 2016
Group of people posing for group photo.

MARCH 11, 2016--On March 7-9, 2016, the NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) participated in the second Virginia Marine Debris Summit held at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), College of William and Mary, in Gloucester Point, VA.

Posted: March 11, 2016

MARCH 11, 2016--The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet (CRW) is a free software program that anyone can use to find out about the chemical reactivity of thousands of common hazardous chemicals, the compatibility of absorbents, and the suitability of materials of construction in chemical processes.

Posted: March 11, 2016
Group seated around a table.

MARCH 11, 2016--On March 3, 2016, NOAA's Marine Debris Program co-hosted a tabletop exercise with Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in coastal Alabama. The objectives of the exercise were to address gaps identified in the Alabama Incident Waterway Debris Response Plan and to kick-off the annual effort of ensuring the accuracy of contact information included in the plan.

Posted: March 3, 2016
Three women standing in front of a poster.

MARCH 4, 2016--The Marine Debris Program co-chaired a scientific session at this year's Ocean Sciences Meeting titled, "The Emerging Science of Marine Debris: From Assessment to Knowledge That Informs Solutions".

Posted: March 11, 2016
Papers and a logo.

MARCH 11,2016--Members of OR&R's Emergency Response Division and Assessment and Restoration Division participated in the quarterly meeting of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research (ICCOPR) on March 9, 2016.

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