OCTOBER 5, 2018 — Rosa González, Environmental Compliance Coordinator for the Office of Response and Restoration, is in Puerto Rico to serve as the Coastal Resources Coordinator for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Natural and Cultural Resources Sector Recovery Support Function team supporting Puerto Rico recovery efforts following Hurricane María in 2017.
Articles from October 5, 2018
OCTOBER 5, 2018 — Researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and University of Alaska’s Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) are developing a small Long-Range Autonomous Underwater Vehicle system (Tethys LRAUV) to detect oil spills in some of the most challenging oceanic environments on the planet, under arctic sea ice.
OCTOBER 5, 2018 — On September 25, OR&R staff were asked to participate with industry and other stakeholders to share experiences and discuss opportunities for improving cooperation in conducting natural resource damage assessments.
OCTOBER 5, 2018 — On September 26-28, the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s Pacific Islands Regional Coordinator, Mark Manuel, traveled to Panama to participate in the Ghost Gear Dive Recovery Workshop held at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
OCTOBER 5, 2018 — On September 24, the NOAA Marine Debris Program and NOAA’s Ocean Today studio released a new Trash Talk episode, Trash Counts.
OCTOBER 5, 2018 — On September 19-20, OR&R’s Outreach and Communications team, including representatives from all four programs, met in Seattle to review work done in FY18 and to create an action plan for FY19.