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Informing Policy

Testimony, ”Ocean and Coastal Science: Ocean Ecology & Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia,” Oregon House Committee on Natural Resources, Salem, OR, April 30, 2019.

 

Testimony, “Oceangoing Research Vessel Program, Oregon State University,” Oregon Joint Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Education, Salem, OR, April 17, 2019.

 

Testimony, “2018 Report from the Oregon Coordinating Council on Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia,” Oregon Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, Salem, OR, December 12, 2018.

Provided input to create a year-round exclusion zone over Heceta and Stonewall Banks to prevent discharge of seafood processing wastes in offshore waters under a U. S. Environmental Protection Agency National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit (NPDES Permit No. W AG520000), 2016-2019.

Oregon Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Coordinating Council, Co-Chair, 2017-present.

 

Participated in the COMPASS "Science and Policy Roundtable on a Changing Ocean," New Orleans, LA, February 25, 2016.

 

Briefed Oregon Ocean Science Trust about "Oregon's Changing Ocean," Salem, OR, January 22, 2016.

 

Panelist, "Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Challenge: Preventing the Next Oyster Crash Through Science and Research," Oregon Coast Economic Summit, Grande Ronde, OR, August 26, 2015.

 

Briefed Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council on "Ocean Acidification and the West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel," Bandon, OR, May 8, 2015.

 

Briefed National Science Foundation's "Decadal Survey of Ocean Science" on the Ocean Observatories Initiative's Endurance Array, Honolulu, HI, March 2014.

 

Briefed Oregon Representative Susan Bonamici on "Ocean Observation Systems and Implications for Ocean Science and Climate Change," Hatfield Marine Science C Enter, Newport, OR, June 22, 2013.

 

Briefed Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council on "Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia in Oregon's Coastal Ocean," Tillamook, OR, December 4, 2012.

 

"Demystifying Ocean Acidification and Coastal Hypoxia," A Public Forum at Tillamook Bay Community College, October 23, 2012.

 

Briefed Oregon Senator Ron Wyden on "Tsunami debris from the March, 11, 2011, great east Japan earthquake," (with Jamie Doyle, Oregon Sea Grant), Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR, January 8, 2012.

 

COMPASS Legislator Field Trip, Netarts Bay and Pacific City, OR, August 8, 2011.

 

University of Oregon Symposium on "Ocean Impacts of Climate Change: Science, People and Policy," (Co-Organizer, Moderator), Eugene, OR, September 10, 2010, http://waynemorsecenter.uoregon.edu/_pages/events_themes/oceans_conference.html.

 

Testimony, "Support for House Joint Resolution 16 Regarding the R/V Wecoma and its Eventual Replacement to Enable Long-Term Research in Oregon's Ocean," Oregon Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, Salem, OR May 5, 2009.

 

Presentation about "Science-Policy-Applications Continuum," Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel, Washington, DC, April 6, 2009.

 

Workshop Co-Leader, "Marine Reserve Size and Spacing," Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council's Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, Charleston, OR, April 10-22, 2008.

 

Testimony, "Likely Effects of Climate Change on Oregon and the Pacific NW Ocean," Oregon House Interim Committee on Energy and the Environment, Corvallis, OR, April 4, 2008. 

 

Workshop Leader, "Spatial Mapping of Marine Data and Information," Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council's Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, Newport, OR, March 23, 2007.

 

Invited Speaker, "Update on the Low-Oxygen Zone in Oregon's Coastal Ocean," Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council Meeting, Brookings, OR, Aug 25, 2006.

 

Invited Speaker, "Climate Impacts on the California Current Ecosystem," Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, Aug 22, 2006.

 

Signatory, "Scientific Consensus Statement on the Likely Impacts of Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest," http://www.inr.oregonstate.edu/download/climate_change_consensus_statement_final.pdf, June 2004.

 

Participant, Impacts of Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest Workshop, Corvallis, OR, June 2004.

 

Invited Speaker, Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council's Dialogue with Experts, Newport, OR, February 2002.

 

Invited Speaker, Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council Meeting, Corvallis, OR, April 2001.