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Articles from November 18, 2016

Posted: November 18, 2016

NOVEMBER 18, 2016--On November 10, nine personnel from the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (“NETL”) in Albany, OR, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (various WA locations) joined the OR&R Emergency Response Division (ERD) in Seattle for a day-long meeting to share information on approaches to oceanographic modeling and data handling.

Posted: November 18, 2016

NOVEMBER 18, 2016--OR&R Emergency Response Division (ERD) Chief Scott Lundgren and the Assessment and Restoration Division's (ARD) Robb Wright participated in the annual meeting of the Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) held on November 9-10 in Alexandria, VA, to share information about how NOAA can contribute to Arctic domain awareness.

Posted: November 18, 2016
Building on the shore of a lake.

NOVEMBER 18, 2016--Speakers from the Stetson University School of Law, the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), and a wide range of county governments converged on Gulfport, FL, last week to facilitate the Fourth Annual ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop.

Posted: November 18, 2016
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NOVEMBER 18, 2016--Together with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and with support from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, the Marine Debris Program (MDP) co-chaired a session at this year's meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI), held November 7 -11.

Posted: November 18, 2016

NOVEMBER 18, 2016--OR&R’s Ken Finkelstein attended the 2016 Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) conference along with others from the Assessment and Restoration Division.

Posted: November 18, 2016
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NOVEMBER 18, 2016--On November 8 and 9, members of the project for “Assessing the Debris-Related Impact of Tsunamis” (ADRIFT) convened a session at the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) annual meeting.

Posted: November 21, 2016
Woman with group of children.

NOVEMBER 21, 2016--Third graders transformed their lunchroom at Tangelo Park Elementary school last week into a city storm water drainage system, complete with houses, a gas station, and a marina. They watched in awe as their friends placed pollutants — such as cow manure (chocolate sprinkle), trash (oatmeal), fertilizers and pesticides (drink mix powders) — on the model landscape.

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