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Articles from October 6, 2017

Posted: October 6, 2017
Man standing next to a man seated at a table.

OCTOBER 6, 2017—“Scientific truth is built not on a single paper or experiment but on a constantly growing body of information that sometimes supports and sometimes negates a central theme.”

Posted: October 6, 2017
Woman speaking with several people, all looking to the left.

OCTOBER 6, 2017--The week of September 25, OR&R staff participated in the Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force 2017 Annual Meeting and Partners Meeting held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Posted: October 6, 2017
Tiny pieces of plastic laying in sand.

OCTOBER 6, 2017--On September 22, 2017, staff from the Marine Debris Program’s (MDP) Research Coordinator, Carlie Herring, gave a microplastics presentation and participated in a panel discussion – A Plastic World: Are microplastic choking our environment? – held at the Baltimore Underground Science Space (BUGSS).

Posted: October 6, 2017
A map of the Southeast with a hurricane image on it.

OCTOBER 6, 2017--A significant update to the MARPLOT® mapping software was released in late September, giving emergency responders and planners improved tools for assessing geospatial information for emergency incidents and creating custom maps.

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