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Claire B. Rubin has 39 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Tag Archives: Research
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=hurricane+katrina&iid=4801856″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/4801856/new-orleans-economy/new-orleans-economy.jpg?size=500&imageId=4801856″ width=”234″ height=”151″ /]Since the 5th anniversary will occur at the end of this month, several organizations have been reviewing the events and accomplishments. The Brookings Institution has issued a series of reports on what has been … Continue reading
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=bp+oil+spill&iid=9485683″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9485683/attempts-static-kill/attempts-static-kill.jpg?size=500&imageId=9485683″ width=”234″ height=”156″ /]NOAA issued a major report on August 4, titled Federal Science Report Details Fate of Oil from BP Spill. The full text of that report ( 5 pages) is available here. Nevertheless, other … Continue reading
Yesterday we reported the official estimate that almost 5 million barrels of oil have been released into the gulf, yet, everyone seems to be asking the same question: Where did it all go? A couple of interesting sources are available … Continue reading
Chairmen Waxman and Markey Question BP on Scientific Suppression The Committee on Energy and Commerce seems to be just as concerned as we are regarding the suppression of scientific research from experts hired by BP. Last Thursday, July 29, a letter … Continue reading
After talking to two officials at the National Science Foundation, it is clear that the federal government is sponsoring essential research regarding the oil spill disaster. For details of their efforts, see the Gulf Oil Spill page on the NSF … Continue reading
The issue of the sharing of scientific findings is discussed in the July 27 in a Washington Post opinion piece titled Research on gulf oil spill shouldn’t take a backseat to litigation. Plus the article raises a new topic, that … Continue reading
Problems Conducting Research for Oil Spill – shortage of equipment and politics affect choice of researchers
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=bp+oil+spill&iid=9038015″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9038015/pelican-rescued-from-oil/pelican-rescued-from-oil.jpg?size=500&imageId=9038015″ width=”234″ height=”169″ /] Gulf Disaster Changes Landscape for Scientists Eager to Do Research. ProPublico, June 29. At a time when some scientists are more eager than ever to gather information on the state of the … Continue reading