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NOAA Lecture Series 5/19/2020 NOAA Lecture Series

NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration Presents




A lecture series every Thursday from 3-4PM ET


The lecture series is presented via Adobe Connect and can be accessed at:


Lecture Schedule

May 28: Modeling Drifting Whales - Dr. Chris Barker

June 4: Droplet Size Distribution & Biodegradation - Dr. Michel Boufadel

June 11: Sunken Oil Mats - Dr. Jacqui Michel

June 18: Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Releases - Dr. Bill Lehr

June 25: Remote Sensing, GIS and Modeling in Texas - Steve Buschang

July 2: NO PROGRAM Fourth of July Break

July 9: Remote Sensing Under Burning Slicks - Dr. Paul Panetta

July 16: Special Two Hour Program on CORALS - Guest Host: Gary Shigenaka


Please send questions to:


DOI / USFWS - Oiled Wildlife Training Video Series 5/21/2020 Training

Oiled Wildlife Training Video Series

Presented by the Department of the Interior / US Fish and Wildlife Service



National Conservation Training Center Online Video Gallery


In every out thrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is a story of the earth.

Rachel Carson


This Oiled Wildlife Training video series provides detailed awareness of the activities Department of Interior (DOI) responders, or any other spill responder, might take in response to an oil spill. The video series includes: methods to safely execute search, observe and capture for oiled or impacted wildlife; wildlife responder roles and responsibilities; and best practices and advice on how to transport, stabilize and document wildlife. This video resource features training, commentary and perspectives from leading experts in the field of oiled wildlife from across the country. These subject areas are meant to compliment and support the curriculum of the CSP3129 DOI Inland Oil Spill course.



Open and currently available for self-paced viewing


Who Should Attend

DOI oil spill responders or other oil spill responders in need of oiled wildlife response and recovery awareness training (states, tribes, industry, NGOs)



27 videos ranging from 3 – 20 minutes



No Tuition


To Register

You do not need to register, follow the link above to access.



Gary Schetrompf, (304) 876-7255


Reasonable Accommodation

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to providing access to this training resource for all participants. These videos have been closed captioned. Please direct any comments or other accommodation needs to Michele Atha, (304) 876-7899 or by email at, TTY 800-877-8339.

PFAS Fate, Transport and Treatment 5/19/2020 Webinars

PFAS Fate, Transport and Treatment

Dr. Linda M. Abriola, Tufts University

Dr. Timothy J. Strathmann, Colorado School of Mines

July 23, 2020

12:00 PM ET (9:00 AM PT)

Register for this webinar at:

Please visit the SERDP and ESTCP website for other webinar and

training opportunities at:


Oil Spill Preparedness & Exercise Training 6/4/2020 Training

Pipeline & Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA)

Oil Spill Preparedness & Exercise Training

  • Oil Spill Exercise and Preparedness training videos. 

Video One

Overview of Oil Spill Exercise and Response - Covers the history, authorities, and complexities of oil spill response and outlines how the oil spill response community works together on planning, and provides an overview of oil spill exercise and response.

Video Two

Anatomy of Oil Spill Exercise and Response - Provides examples of roles and responsibilities during oil spill exercises and events and highlights the Unified Command and Incident Command System functions and how the "Planning P" is utilized during an exercise or incident.

The videos are also available for download on PHMSA’s YouTube channel