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Ocean Connector: Drilling down on oil spill response with Dr. Ken Lee
November 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The research network established under MPRI involving academia, industry and government scientists from Canada and abroad, will provide the essential information required for decision making to select the optimal oil spill response strategies.
Chair of the Royal Society of Canada’s Expert Panel on the Behaviour and Environmental Impacts of Crude Oil Released into Aqueous Environments and Member of the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the Academies) Committees on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on ecosystem services; Arctic oil spill response; and the use of chemical oil dispersants; Dr. Lee will provide a discussion on the risk of oil spills, technical advances in oil spill response strategies, his new program and opportunities for ocean tech companies to be involved.