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OR&R scientist briefs the media on Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill damage assessment in 2011. (NOAA)


If pictures are worth a thousand words, videos and podcasts must be worth twice that. The Office of Response and Restoration has assembled a taste of all three to illustrate the varied work we do in spill response, habitat restoration, and marine debris. Allow your senses to explore how we use the best science to address the challenges of marine pollution. For more stories, photos, and videos documenting our work, please visit our blog.

Check out a sampling of photos from the Office of Response and Restoration, and download the ones you like best. All these images are in the public domain and are free to use; however, we would appreciate your providing credit to us, NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration.

OR&R has created a variety of infographics to augment information on our website and to stand alone as information sources. From response techniques and tools, to processes such as the Natural resource Damage Assessment, to the Questions Guiding NOAA's Oil Spill Science Recommendations, our collection covers a range of topics and is growing. Feel free to use these with NOAA credit.

Listen to the latest audio podcast episodes featuring the Office of Response and Restoration. The NOAA Ocean podcast is produced by NOAA's National Ocean Service.

Watch OR&R put NOAA science into action, from an introduction to oil spills to behind-the-scenes glimpses of NOAA measuring how pollution has impacted our natural resources and the public's use of these resources. Find a full list of videos from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the National Ocean Service website.