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Project Title: Evaluation of the Use of Chemical Dispersants in Oil Spill Response

PIN: DELS-OSB-16-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology
Ocean Studies Board

Roberts, Susan

Subject/Focus Area:
Environment and Environmental Studies

Evaluation of the Use of Chemical Dispersants in Oil Spill Response
October 25, 2017 - October 27, 2017
University of South Florida, St. Petersburg

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Alexandra Phillips
Phone: 2023343361


Committee on Evaluation of the Use of Chemical Dispersants in Oil Spill Response

University of South Florida, St. Petersburg | 200 6th Ave South | St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Committee Meeting 3, October 25-27, 2017, Student Center Ballroom 3

Committee Agenda

Meeting Objective: Information gathering with particular focus on aquatic toxicity

October 25

10:00 AM Assessing the aquatic hazard of dispersants and dispersed crude oil and petroleum substances
Tom Parkerton, Exxon Mobil Biomedical Science, Inc.

11:00 AM Discussion

12:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00 PM Toxicity Testing at Mote Dana Wetzel, Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

2:00 PM Break

2:15 PM CROSERF – The Cliff’s Notes Ron Tjeerdema, University of California, Davis

3:15 PM Discussion of Toxicity Assessment Approaches

4:00 PM Meeting Adjourns
5:00 PM Busses to Mote Aquaculture Park depart from hotel
6:00 PM Dinner and Tours at Mote Aquaculture Park

October 26

10:00 AM The Chemical Aquatic Fate and Effects Database: A Tool for Supporting Assessments of Chemical Spills in Aquatic Environments
Adriana Bejarano, Research Planning, Inc.

11:00 AM Break

11:15 AM The Case for Standardizing Oil Toxicity Test Methods (Standardization Efforts in Canada) Ken Lee, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

12:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00 PM [Methods and Approaches to Oil Chemistry Analysis]
Heather Dettman, Natural Resource Council Canada

2:00 PM Open Session Adjourns


Day 1:

Topic: Dispersants Day 1 OPEN
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Meeting Number: 746 967 595
Meeting Password: vYXHnHud

Day 2:

Topic: Dispersants Day 2 OPEN
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Meeting Number: 740 262 723
Meeting Password: 3kJfb8ZN

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

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