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Upcoming Events
Gulf Research Program Advisory Board Meeting
October 13-14, 2015
Houma, LA

Clean Gulf
November 10-12, 2015
New Orleans, LA
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Past Events
40th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop
July 19-22, 2015
Broomfield, CO

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Gulf Research Program Advisory Board Meeting
June 25-26, 2015
Mobile, AL


NRC Committee on Effective Approaches for Monitoring and Assessing Gulf of Mexico Restoration Activities Meeting
May 28-29, 2015
Washington, DC
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Koshland Science Museum Webinar: "How to Host Your Own Extreme Event Game"
May 12, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm ET

Developed by the Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences in collaboration with the ResilientAmerica Roundtable, Extreme Event is an in-person role-playing game that challenges players to work together to solve problems during an engaging, fast-paced disaster simulation. To learn more, visit the Extreme Event website

TRB Committee on the Application of Real-Time Monitoring of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations Workshop
April 20-21, 2015
Houston, TX

The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Application of Real-Time Monitoring of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations is conducting a study to advise the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), U.S. Department of the Interior, on the use of real-time monitoring systems (RTM) by industry and government to reduce the safety and environmental risks of offshore oil and gas operations. Learn more about the committee's Houston workshop by following the link above.

Gulf Research Program Advisory Board Meeting

March 10-11, 2015
Tampa, FL

This meeting—the first for the Gulf Research Program's new Advisory Board—was primarily a board orientation meeting.

2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference
February 16-19, 2015
Houston, TX
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The Gulf Research Program was pleased to be a co-sponsor of this year’s conference, where we also sponsored a half-day science communications workshop for students (details below). Gulf Research Program staff were available onsite in Houston at the following events:

  • COMPASS Student Half-Day Workshop: Communicating Your Science (2/16)
  • Oral session 005: Gaps to Gains: Transdisciplinary Approaches in Examining Environmental, Health, and Ecosystem Services Risk and Resilience in Gulf Coast Communities (2/18)
  • Gulf Science and Restoration Programs Update and Panel Discussion (2/18)

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