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National Contingency Planning Workshop – Georgetown, Guyana (18-20 March 2019)

Dr. Elliott Taylor joined Mr. Matt Richards (USCG assigned to RAC-REMPEICT) to facilitate a NCP workshop for Guyana. 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 Readiness Evaluation Tool Read more about National Contingency Planning Workshop – Georgetown, Guyana (18-20 March 2019)[…]

REMPEC RETOS Workshop – Valletta, Malta (24-26 April 2019)

Dr. Elliott Taylor was contracted as the lead consultant to deliver a three-day 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). Eighteen (18) participants represented Read more about REMPEC RETOS Workshop – Valletta, Malta (24-26 April 2019)[…]

SCAT Training – Victoria, BC (December 2018)

Polaris scientists (Dr. Elliott Taylor and Mr. Travis Scott) provided a three-day training course on shoreline cleanup assessment technique for participants from the Esquimalt Indigenous Nation, WCMRC, industry, and agencies. The course encompassed classroom and field training under favorable weather conditions albeit limited accessible shorelines due to winter tides.

National Contingency Plan Workshops: Suriname, Trinidad, and Mexico (October 2018)

Dr. Elliott Taylor provided oil spill expert facilitation for three National Workshops on Contingency Planning and Implementation of the OPRC Convention organized by the IMO RAC REMPEITC – Carib. Workshops were conducted in Paramaribo, Suriname (17-19 Oct.), Port of Spain, Trinidad (22-24 Oct.),and Cd. Del Carmen, Mexico (29-31 Oct. 2018). A key activity for each Read more about National Contingency Plan Workshops: Suriname, Trinidad, and Mexico (October 2018)[…]