SEPTEMBER 25, 2015--Earlier this month the OR&R Spatial Data Branch supported researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Rutgers University for the second year during a U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) funded Arctic Tracer Release Experiment (ARCTREX) to simulate a small oil spill in the Chukchi Sea.
Articles from September 25, 2015
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015--During the week of 9/14/15, OR&R Emergency Response Division staff accompanied other Oceania Regional Response Team (ORRT) representatives on a tour of wildlife rehabilitation facilities on the Big Island of Hawaii.
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015--The NOAA Marine Debris Program is excited to announce the first annual Marine Debris Challenge for high school students in Ohio's Ninth Congressional District.
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015--During the week of 9/21/2015, several OR&R Emergency Response Division staff participated in the regional part of a Columbia River Inland Spill of National Significance exercise series, held in Portland, Oregon.
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015--U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami hosted a two-day conference for district staff and planning department representatives from each district sector or marine safety unit to discuss planning issues currently being addressed or on the horizon.
SEPEMBER 25, 2015—September 19,2015 marked the thirtieth celebration and annual International Coastal Cleanup. The NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) is a proud sponsor of the effort.