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2024 International Oil Spill Conference

Polaris Applied Sciences is headed to New Orleans and the 2024 International Oil Spill Conference. Look for Greg Challenger, Elliott Taylor, Travis Scott, and Samantha Iliff. Activities start with short-courses on Monday morning, in which Dr. Taylor will be co-instructing with Ed Owens, Rhea Shears and Norman Ramos on the Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) and then transitioning to the short-course on Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS): Assessing Response Planning and Preparedness, with co-instructors Miguel Moyano and Dario Miranda. Papers and posters being presented and which our scientists have co-authored are:

How Clean is Clean When Considering Background Oiling?

Findings from a Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk: Practical Approaches to Marine Casualty Management
The RETOS Experience: International Guidelines and Tools for Assessing Oil Spill Response Planning and Preparedness
Detailed Spill and Multimedia Modeling in Support of a Human Health Risk Assessment in English Bay, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk) Nation RETOS Workshop: Advancing Indigenous Leadership in Oil Spill Planning and Preparedness

We hope to see you there!