Oil spill response, assessment, and restoration: Marine mammals

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 9am – 3pm CST
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Offices
4700 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77551

Join us in-person or online as our team and a panel of experts

  • Share recent research findings related to marine mammals and oil spills.
  • Define research gaps, restoration for marine mammals, and monitoring needs.
  • Discuss how to integrate marine mammal research, response, assessment, restoration, and resource management.
  • Connect researchers, emergency response community, natural resource managers, wildlife rescue organizations, veterinarians, aquarium staff, NGOs, volunteers, citizen scientists, and others.

Confirmed speakers include

  • Liz Stratton, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Laurie Sullivan NOAA Assessment and Restoration Division
  • Laura Engleby, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
  • Ryan Takeshita, Consortium for Advanced Research on Marine Mammal Health Assessment
  • Amy Veprauskas, Littoral Acoustic Demonstration Center – Gulf Ecological Monitoring and Modeling
  • Chris Hale, Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Program

To see the draft agenda, click here. For a copy of the flyer, click here.

To register to attend the workshop, click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6TN2VLN

To join online the day of the event, use the following WebEx link: https://masgc.webex.com/masgc/j.php?MTID=m6585ea39068624e7369c15428d86d091

Meeting password (if prompted): oilscience

Join by phone during the presentation.
Dial-in Number: 1-888-848-0190
Participant Pin: 2966075#

For more information contact Christine Hale, Oil Spill Science Outreach Specialist with Texas Sea Grant at (361) 825-6215 or by email.

Featured photo by A. Safonov.