Oil spill response, assessment, and restoration: Marine Mammals

at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Offices 4700 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77551, Galveston, TX on March 29th, 2018 at 9 am - 3 pm CST

Join us in-person or online for an oil spill science seminar.  Our team and a panel of experts will:

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 chris.hale@tamu.edu