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Presentations

2020

  • October 6, 2020; Scott Gallager; "Assessment of Plastic Marine Debris Export Mechanisms and Risk to Sea Scallop Fisheries of the Mid-Atlantic Bight" NOAA Marine Debris webinar. 
  • June 19, 2020; Collin Ward; “(Mis)Informing the Public and Legislators About the Environmental Persistence of Plastic Goods.” Massachusetts Institute of Technology Environmental Solutions Initiative Workshop: Plastics and the Environment: Science Meets Public Policy.
  • March 6th, 2020; Jordan Pitt; “Microplastics in Coastal Marine Animals: Defining the Problem”. Presented at Science at Our Shores: Woods Hole Sea Grant Research Symposium), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
  • February 8, 2020; Mark Hahn; “Microplastics in the Ocean: Fact or Frenzy?” Harwich Conservation Trust, Harwich, MA

    Coverage in local newspaper

  • January 27, 2020; Mark Hahn; National Academy of Sciences (NAS) workshop, “Emerging Technologies to Advance Research and Decisions on the Environmental Health Effects of Microplastics”.

2019

  • December 12, 2019; Collin Ward; “How long does plastic last in the environment”; Presentation at Le Mans University. Le Mans, France.
  • November 21-22, 2019; Scott Gallager, Chris Reddy, Hauke Kite-Powell; panelists at MIT Water Summit.
  • November 14, 2019; Collin Ward; “How long does plastic last in the environment”; Presentation at University of Mary Washington.
  • November 8, 2019; Collin Ward; “How long does plastic last in the environment”; Massachusetts Institute of Technology Environmental Solutions Initiative Workshop: Modelling Plastics in the Ocean.
  • October 16-18, 2019; Scott Gallager, Jake Gebbie, Collin Ward; Presentations at the WHOI International workshop:  The Science of Microplastics in the World Ocean.
  • October 15, 2019; various speakers and panelists; Microplastics in the Ocean: Emergency or Exaggeration?  (WHOI Morss Colloquium).
  • August 13, 2019; Mark Hahn; “Microplastics in the Ocean: Fact or Frenzy?” WHOI “Know your ocean” presentation at the WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center.