Webinar series: Detecting the true, potential, and perceived impacts to human health following an oil spill

This three-part online-only series will be available as a Zoom webinar and via Facebook Live. The format each event will be 2-4 individual presentations followed by a live question and answer session with all speakers. Scroll down for registration details of upcoming events and videos of past events.

Part I—Impacts of oil spills on air quality – June 8

Missed the talks live? Watch them below. Interested in reading answers to audience questions not covered during the live broadcast? Read them here.

Melissa Partyka, Webinar overview

Kaitlyn Lawrence, PhD. Lung function in responders following the Deepwater Horizon disaster

Brian Gullett, PhD.  Sampling air emissions from in situ oil burns using unmanned aircraft systems – video coming soon!

Karen Stone. Techniques and technologies to increase burn efficiencies

Impacts of oil spills on air quality question and answer session

Part II—Impacts of oil spills on water quality – Dates and details TBA.

Part III—Impacts of dispersants on human health – Dates and details TBA.

Questions? Please contact Missy Partyka with Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium at m.partyka@auburn.edu or 251.348.5436.

Featured photo: An overhead view of Joint Maritime Test Facility Little Sand Island during controlled test burns of diesel fuel done in conjunction with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. (U.S. Coast Guard)