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University of Hawai’i’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology’s (SOEST) 2019 Open House Program

NOVEMBER 4, 2019 — NOAA Marine Debris Program’s (MDP) Pacific Island Region team members participated in the University of Hawai’i’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology’s (SOEST) 2019 Open House Program on October 25-26.

Mosaic of a baby seal.
A mosaic made from reused plastic marine debris. Image credit: NOAA.

This biennial two-day event aims to engage school-aged kids and community members in the excitement of science. The SOEST Open House showcases recent research and educational programs by SOEST and provides hands-on learning opportunities. MDP engaged students in learning about marine debris and reused plastic marine debris to create a mosaic. Broad NOAA participation included the National Weather Service, Office for Coastal Management, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, National Fisheries Service Habitat Conservation Division, and Office of Law Enforcement. 

For additional information, please contact Shanelle.Naone@noaa.gov.

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