Oil Spill Science Seminar: Natural Resource Management Workshop

Natural Resource Management Seminar & Workshop
February 16 and 19, 2015 – Houston, TX

This seminar was offered in conjunction with the Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference that was held in Houston, TX. Natural resource managers were invited to attend a seminar on the first day of the conference.

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Dr. Nancy Rabalais presented work that has been conducted by the Coastal Waters Consortium looking at the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on coastal ecosystems. View the presentation – PDF

Oil-NRM-ShowalterLauren Showalter presented information about the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) which is a searchable database for raw data from projects that have been funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI). View the presentation – PDF

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Attendees also participated in an input session to determine additional oil spill science needs. This information will be used to create future outreach products.