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Oil spill technology seminar

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Do you want to learn more about the technology scientists use to study an oil spill at sea?
The Sea Grant oil spill science outreach team will host a new seminar entitled "Technology used to study oil spills, Part 2," on August 29, 2018, in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. The follow up to 2016's popular seminar Technology and Deepwater Horizon, this free seminar will highlight specialized equipment used to study oil spills, including drones, drifters, and others. It will also be broadcast as a webinar for those who are not in the area.
To learn how to attend either in-person or online, go to
Andy Shepard is former director and advisor for the Gulf of Mexico Research Collaborative (www.gomurc.org).  Previous experiences include: National Undersea Research Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, as Science Director, marine operations specialist, chief scientist on undersea expeditions, and Center Director (2004-2008); 2008-2011-- Associate Director, Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Fort Pierce, FL.  His research interests include: advanced undersea research technologies for ocean ecosystem studies; research, monitoring and management of benthic habitats and associated living resources; and assessment of fishing gear performance and environmental impacts.
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