On January 11, 2021 CRRC is pleased to announce the new NOAA co-director, Troy Baker. Read more about him>>
Headwaters Science Institute (CA) invited Dr. Nancy Kinner to speak with 6 - 12 graders on her career path in science. View her December 15, 2020 presentation here>> or the video recording on YouTube: https://youtu.be/jns6-m9Rum8
On December 3, 2020, CRRC participated in the Maine/New Hampshire Area Committee meeting. Here is Nancy Kinner's presentation for a quick overview of CRRC activities.
Georgetown Culvert Presentation (recorded presentation April 2020 senior project)
CRRC presented an update to the Spills Advisory Group on October 21, 2020. View presentation here>>
CRRC co-director Nancy Kinner was invited to present to California's Oil Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) on the topic of "confrence call facilitation". Her presentation on May 27, 2020 is available here>>
SETAC (2020 virtual meeting) Poster on CRRC funded research "Technical Support for Developng and Field-Testing In-Situ Bioassays in the Surface Mixing Layer of Marine Waters at Oil Spill Sites".
Video of the REMUS Calibration Experiments held in the MacFarlane Flume at UNH. View it here>>
UNH Top Oil Spill Expert Available to Discuss 10th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon (media alert 4/14/2020) Here>>
CRRC presented at the Spills Advisory Group on April 15, 2020. Presentation here>>
January 16, 2020 the Center co-directors, Nancy Kinner and Ben Shorr presented an update and open form for NOAA personnel. Here is the overview presentation.
November 2019 the Center co-director, Nancy Kinner and Ben Shorr presented a status update on Center activities to the NOAA OMT.
October 2019, the Center participated in the Clean Gulf conference held in New Orleans. Including an exhibit and participation in numerous sessions, Nancy Kinner also shared an open forum on the LTDM effort. Here is this overview presentation.
October 9, 2019 Center director, Nancy Kinner gave an update and overview of Center activities to the Spills Advisory Group (SAG). Presentation here>>
On May 13, 2019, Dr. Nancy Kinner presented at the NWAC Dispersant Task Force meeting in Seattle, WA. See her presentation here>>.
ASIAQ3 - On April 8 - 10, 2019, several guests came together with the goals to: Strengthen the collaborative relationships among ASIAQ institutions,Identify a potential pan-Arctic research initiative focusing on terrestrial waters, and Collect informationto draft a paper on the challenges of international and integrated research. Dr. Kinner facilitated this meeting and our graduate and undergradaute students offered a demonstration in the MacFarlane oil flume lab.
Spills Advisory Group was held on March 27. Nancy Kinner gave an update on many CRRC/CSE projects. See her presentation here>>.
On November 27 - 29, 2018 Nancy Kinner was invited to participate in the MOSSFA Workshop held in Galveston, TX. Her presentations is here>>
SCAT Working Group in conjunction with Clean Gulf (New Orleans) on Tuesday, November 13 at 12:30 - 2:00 pm CT in conference room 340.
Submerged Oil Working Group in conjunction with Clean Gulf (New Orleans) on Wednesday, November 14 at 12:30 - 1:30 pm CT in conference room 341.
CRRC: Dispersant Working Group in conjunction with Clean Gulf (New Orleans) on Thursday, November 15 at 12:30 - 1:30 pm CT in conference room 340.
On October 9, 2018, Lisa DiPinto, Senior Scientist, NOAA ORR offered a presentation at University of New Hampshire, "Using Science to Help Protect and Restore Natural Resources".
On October 4, USCG Sector Northern New England visited UNH, CRRC and the flume lab. Dr. Kinner shared Center activities.
Request for Qualifications: TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR DEVELOPING AND FIELD TESTING IN SITU BIOASSAYS IN THE SURFACE MIXING LAYER OF MARINE WATERS AT OIL SPILL SITES. [Issue Date: October 1, 2018. Due Date: October 22, 2018]
Request for Qualifications: TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL MAPPING OF DISSOLVED HYDROCARBONS AND OIL DROPLETS USING A REMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING UNIT AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE. Completed.
May 14, 2018 our Center Advisory Board met at NOAA HQ in Silver Spring. Overview of our activities here>>
April 17, 2018 brought a delegation from South Asia to UNH to learn more about disaster response. Nancy Kinner shared these insights on oil and environmental hazards here>>
On April 11, 2018, Center Director, Nancy Kinner updated the Spills Advisory Group on CRRC activities. Presentation here>>.
The 2018 Alaska Oil Spill Technology Symposium (AOSTS) was held on March 28 - 30, 2018 in Anchorage, AK. Nancy Kinner led a panel of scientists on the State-of-the-Science for Dispersant Use in Arctic Waters.
On March 12 - 16, 2018, CRRC supported NOAA's Marine Debris Division in the 6th International Marine Debris Conference, held in San Diego, CA with over 700 participants.
AAAS 2018 Feb. 16, 2018 Scientific Session: "Will DWH Research Impact Future Use of Chemical Dispersants in Oil Spill Response?". Dr. Nancy E. Kinner's presentation here>>
CRRC participated in 2018 GoMOSES Conference. Graduate student Jesse Ross gave an oral presentation on The Detection and Monitoring of Oil by Snare. Jesse was also honored to be one of the recipients of the 2018 James D. Watkins Student Award for Excellence in Research!
- Nancy Kinner was a panel faciliator at the Marine Technology Society's TechSurge Conference.
- Nancy Kinner presented on "Oil Spills Science Gaps and Priorities" in the OSR 201: Oil Spill Preparedness & Response for Scientists and Responders, a pre-conference workshop.
- CRRC also hosted ancillary meetings: Long-Term Data Management working group and Leveraging Science and Academic Engagement During Incidents and Update on the State-of-the-Science Arctic DDO.
'Tuzzy Talks' - online course on crude oil basics and oil spill response
Crude Oil and Water Do Not Mix... or do they? Dr. Nancy Kinner teaches a course on this topic via Barrow, Alaska and sponsored by the Tuzzy Library.
Session 1: Characteristics of crude oil (3/2/2013) Presentation Video class