Polaris is currently in American Samoa conducting a coral assessment in Pago Pago Harbor. Permanent monitoring sites have been set up where a variety of coral health metrics, photographs and videos are being captured with the goal of the sites being revisited in the future. …Read more
Polaris Providing Support in Southeast Alaska
Polaris is providing ongoing scientific support and SCAT for a grounding and fuel release incident in Southeast Alaska.
Coral Reef Assessment in Southeast Florida
Polaris personnel completed a coral reef assessment in support of a vessel grounding incident last week in Southeast Florida.
Polaris Scientists Testify in Singapore
Polaris scientists testify at trial in Singapore to help the court quantify damages from a vessel grounding in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Monitoring Recovery in Grand Bahama
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.
RETOSTM Workshop with Elliott Taylor
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