Polaris completed another round of monitoring for remediation effectiveness and ecological recovery from the oil spill at Grand Bahama as a result of Hurricane Dorian in 2019. The same Caribbean pine showing over 70cm grow in a 6 month time period.
POLARIS Applied Sciences attended the 30th Clean Gulf Conference in San Antonio, Texas from 16 through 17 November. Dr. Taylor chaired the session on Shoreline/All-Hazards Response within Track 2: Response and Restoration on Day 3, and presented work done in the development of a Shoreline Response Decision Tool and Job Aid. https://www.cleangulf.org/
Dr. Elliott Taylor joined Mr. Lukas Rodriguez (USCG assigned to RAC-REMPEICT) to facilitate a NCP workshop for Anguilla and St. Maarten. The objective of the three-day workshop was to provide training on oil spill preparedness and contingency planning, as well as developing hands-on working knowledge of the use, and advantages of the ARPEL Manual and Read more about National Contingency Planning Workshop – Anguilla and Sint Maarten / Virtual (19 -21 October 2021)[…]
Dr. Elliott Taylor was contracted as the lead consultant to deliver a two-day plenary workshop on the use of RETOSTM for the assessment of national oil spill response programs. The Sub-regional Workshop on the use of RETOSTM was organized by the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC). Participants represented national Read more about REMPEC RETOSTM Workshop / Virtual (September – October 2021)[…]
Polaris scientists assisting with response and environmental assessment in California Oil spill. Travis Scott is shown with Shoreline Cleanup Assessment team. https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-03/photos-major-oil-spill-closes-orange-county-beaches