A new federal website is live providing real time information about the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil spill into one customizable, interactive map.
A new federal website is live
providing real time information about the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil spill into
one customizable, interactive map. The site integrates the latest data on the
oil spill’s trajectory, fishery closed areas, wildlife data and place-based Gulf
Coast resources, such as pinpointed locations of oiled shoreline and daily
position of research ships. The interactive map also includes data from Homeland
Security, the Coast Guard, the Fish and Wildlife Service, EPA, NASA, US
Geological Survey and the Gulf states.
An online media briefing will be
conducted to introduce this public website and provide an overview of its use.
WHAT: Webinar media
WHO: Dave Westerholm, director, NOAA Office
of Response and Restoration
Michele Jacobi, environmental
scientist, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
WHEN: June 14, 3:00 pm EDT
WHERE: 800-369-1890, international callers
To follow the online demonstration of
the mapping tool
www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW5690088&p=NOAA&t=c. You may be required to download
software to access the online demonstration – please follow the prompts when you
log into the site above.
NOTE: Response website is www.geoplatform.gov/gulfresponse/
Federal Oil Spill Response Agencies to Introduce Online Mapping Tool for Data
June 15, 2010