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Articles from March 20, 2015

Posted: March 20, 2015
Map showing ESI data.

MARCH 20, 2015--Some of the biggest challenges faced when collecting the biology and human-use data for the Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) maps are 1) identifying the appropriate source(s) for each species or data type; 2) demonstrating to the identified data experts the necessity and benefit of sharing their data through the ESI venue; 3) coordinating the data transfer while minimizing the work load for the provider; and 4) revisiting data providers and other experts during the review of the ESI maps and data.

Posted: March 20, 2015
Trash, including plastics laying on a beach.

March 20, 2015--On March 18, 2015, the Marine Debris Program's Mid-Atlantic and Caribbean Regional Coordinator, Jason Rolfe, participated in Marine Plastic Waste and the Circular Economy: Building Long-term Solutions to Immediate Challenges.

Posted: March 20, 2015
Woman in uniform standing in front of flags.

MARCH 20, 2015--ENS Rachel Pryor completed a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science at the University of West Florida and a master’s degree in Environmental Studies from Florida International University (FIU).

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