Gulf Science Monitor
Conferences & Meetings Archive

NOAA co-sponsored a number of scientific conferences and meetings, bringing together experts in a range of fields relevant to oil spill response and fostering scientific collaboration and information sharing.

Meetings to inform the public about the Natural Resource Damage Assessment process will continue in cities along the Gulf Coast. For more information on dates and times, visit NOAA’s Gulf Restoration website.

Quotation Mark"Meetings are adding to our knowledge, both in terms of helping identify key questions that should be asked and helping identify new, quality sources of information and relevant expertise to draw on as we make these difficult decisions."

Charlie Henry,
NOAA Scientific Support Coordinator

December 13-17, 2010

At the 2010 American Geophysical Union conference, more than two dozen presentations were given by NOAA scientists in special poster and meeting sessions dealing with the spill, including an invited presentation “NOAA Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill – Protecting Oceans, Coasts, and Fisheries,” by Dr. Jane Lubchenco.

October 5-6, 2010

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Principal Investigator (PI) Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, sponsored by the NSTC Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology

August 24-28, 2010

A number of senior officials from NOAA and the federal government participated in a series of eight dockside chats with members of the seafood industry, fishermen, local officials, and the public to discuss the steps taken to verify the safety of Gulf seafood.

July 1-2, 2010

Oil spill response workshop, Miami, FL, organized by NOAA/AOML and NOAA/SEFSC

June 3, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill Scientific Symposium, hosted by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership

May 27, 2010

Science Meeting to Study Dispersant Use and Ecosystem Impacts of Dispersed Oil in the Gulf of Mexico, hosted by UNH Coastal Response Research Center, NOAA, EPA and Coast Guard.