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NOAA’s public-private partnerships advance science and the economy

Media briefing on May 17 at American Geophysical Union in Washington
May 4, 2018 Media are invited to join a briefing from NOAA researchers on how the agency’s scientists are teaming up with private industry and other public partners to advance science to improve the economy. NOAA researchers will discuss partnerships to build and launch the world’s most advanced satellites, improve drinking water quality, boost oyster hatchery production, and reduce consumer costs in electric transmission.
Oysters are studied by Virginia Sea Grant.

WHAT:
Advancing NOAA science through public & private partnerships: briefing and Q&A with NOAA scientists

WHEN:
Thu., May 17, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:
American Geophysical Union, 1 Thomas Circle NW, 9th floor, Washington, D.C. 20005

RSVP:
Media coming in person please RSVP by Tue., May 15, at 12 noon ET, to Monica Allen, monica.allen@noaa.gov.

WEBINAR:
Media unable to join in person can join the webinar by registering at bit.ly/NOAApartnersoffsite link  You will receive an email with the information needed to access the webinar online or by telephone. We recommend joining online for the Q&A for journalists.

WHO:

  • Dan Lindsey, senior science advisor, GOES-R satellite program, NOAA Satellite and Information Service: The next generation of weather observation satellites.

  • Kelli Paige, executive director, Great Lakes Observing System: Helping Great Lakes municipal water treatment agencies improve public drinking water quality.

  • Diane Kapareiko, microbiologist, NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Milford Lab: A natural probiotic that reduces disease in oyster hatcheries.

  • Ken Fenton, meteorologist, NOAA Earth System Research Lab: Increased, safe transmission of electric power that can reduce consumer costs.

NOAA's GOES-R satellite, one of the agency's next generation of weather observation satellites, was launched Nov. 19, 2016.
NOAA's GOES-R satellite, one of the agency's next generation of weather observation satellites, was launched Nov. 19, 2016. (NOAA)

 

Contact
Monica Allen, NOAA, 301-734-1123