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Deep Sea Challenge: Innovative Partnerships in Ocean Observing
June 11, 2013

Deep Sea Challenge: Innovative Partnerships in Ocean Observing

Dr. Susan K. Avery, President and Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Written testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Ocean, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and U.S. Coast Guard

Don Anderson Testimony
June 1, 2011

Hearing on The Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2011

Dr. Donald M. Anderson, Senior Scientist, Biology Department,Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Director, U.S. National Office for Marine Biotoxins and Harmful Algal Blooms

Christopher M. Reddy
June 15, 2010

Oversight Hearing on “Ocean Science and Data Limits in a Time of Crisis: Do NOAA and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have the Resources to Respond?"

Christopher M. Reddy, Ph.D., Associate Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Christopher M. Reddy
June 10, 2010

Hearing On "The BP Oil Spill: Human Exposure and Environmental Fate"

Christopher M. Reddy, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Rich Camilli
May 19, 2010

Testimony on Acoustic Technology for Determining Oil Spill Size

Richard Camilli, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Hearing on ?Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia: Formulating an Action Plan?
September 17, 2009

Hearing on “Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia: Formulating an Action Plan”

Dr. Donald M. Anderson
Senior Scientist, Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Director, U.S. National Office for Harmful Algal Blooms

Hearing on How the Mission and Related Research of NOAA Contribute to The National Science Program
March 4, 2009

Hearing on "How the Mission and Related Research of NOAA Contribute to The National Science Program"

Dr. Susan K. Avery, President and Director
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Dr. Donald M. Anderson
July 10, 2008

Hearing on “Harmful Algal Blooms: The Challenges on the Nation’s Coastlines”

Dr. Donald M. Anderson, Senior Scientist, Biology Department,Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Director, U.S. National Office for Marine Biotoxins and Harmful Algal Blooms

Chris Reddy
June 12, 2008

Hearing on Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of a Commercial Vessel

Christopher Reddy, Associate Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department

Scott Doney
June 5, 2008

The Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act: H.R. 4174

Scott Doney, Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department

Ken Buessler
November 13, 2007

Carbon Sequestration in the Deep Sea: Navigating the Knowns and Unknowns

Kenneth Buesseler, Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry
James Barry, Senior Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Open briefing for congressional staffers, both House and Senate.

Don Anderson
October 9, 2007

Briefing to the Senate Commerce Committee on Harmful Algae Bloom

Don Anderson, Senior Scientist, Biology and Director, Coastal Ocean Institute

Briefing on the Findings in the Institute of Medicine Committee Report on Veterans and Agent Orange
July 26, 2007

Briefing on the Findings in the Institute of Medicine's Report, Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2006

John Stegeman, Senior Scientist, Biology Department
Briefing for the Department of Veterans Affairs, House Committee on Veterans Affairs, and the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs

Effects of Climate Change and Ocean Acidification on Living Marine Resources
May 10, 2007

Effects of Climate Change and Ocean Acidification on Living Marine Resources

Scott Doney, Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department
Presented to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation's Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

Porter Hoagland
April 24, 2007

Renewable Energy Opportunities and Issues on the Outer Continental Shelf

Porter Hoagland, Marine Policy Center
Presented to the Joint Hearing of the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans and the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee on Natural Resources U.S. House of Representatives

Independent Panel Recommends Strong, Clear Guidelines for Development of Marine Aquaculture in the United States
January 8, 2007

Independent Panel Calls for Clear Aquaculture Guidelines

WHOI Convenes Task Force of Business, Environmental, and Scientific Leaders
Source: Media Relations
October 4, 2006

WHOI Scientists Provide Congressional Testimony

Source: Oceanus Magazine
humpback whale
March 29, 2006

Caught in the Middle of the Marine Mammal Protection Act

A law designed to protect animals sometimes hinders research that could help them
Source: Oceanus Magazine
Terry Joyce testifies before Congress.
August 26, 2005

Joyce, Evans Give Testimony on Oceans to Congress

Source: Oceanus Magazine
Rob Evans
June 8, 2005

Interactions Between the Seafloor and the Oceans: From the Coastlines to Mid-Ocean Ridges

Rob. L. Evans, Department of Geology and Geophysics
Presented to the House Subcommittee on Fisheries & Oceans

Testimony to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
May 6, 2004

Testimony to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Former OCCI Director, William Curry, describes changes in the ocean that have been detected in only the last two years and discusses possible ocean and climate changes that may occur in the future if the planet continues to warm.

Contaminated Sediments Topic of Congressional Hearing
July 18, 2001

Contaminated Sediments Topic of Congressional Hearing

Source: Media Relations
The Ocean's Role in Climate
July 18, 2000

The Ocean's Role in Climate

Testimony to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation from WHOI scientist Raymond W. Schmitt