Webinar series: Detecting the true, potential, and perceived impacts to human health following an oil spill Impacts of oil spills on air quality This three-part online-only series will be available
Webinar series: Detecting the true, potential, and perceived impacts to human health following an oil spill
Impacts of oil spills on air quality
This three-part online-only series will be available as a Zoom webinar and via Facebook Live. The format each event will be three individual presentations followed by a live question and answer session with all three speakers. Scroll down for details.
Part one—Impacts of oil spills on air quality – June 8, 3-4 pm central
Speakers and topics:
- Kaitlyn Gam Lawrence, MSPH, PhD, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Dr. Lawrence is sharing her research on impacts to the lung capacity of oil spill responders after Deepwater Horizon.
- Brian K. Gullett, Ph.D., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Dr. Gullet is sharing the EPA’s work on in situ burning, including the monitoring of potentially harmful airborne chemicals.
- Karen N. Stone, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE): Ms. Stone will talk about how BSEE uses data from in situ burning tests, like those conducted by the EPA, to inform future research and response.
To register for this event, click here. Information on how to login via Zoom or Facebook Live will be sent to registered attendees in advance of the event.
Part two—Impacts of oil spills on water quality – Dates and details TBA.
Part three—Impacts of dispersants on human health – Dates and details TBA.
(Monday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gulf Sea Grant Oil Spill Outreach Communicators