BOEM-National Academies Highlight Proposed Environmental Studies at June Meeting

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will hold the 10th meeting of the BOEM Standing Committee on Offshore Science and Assessment on June 26 and 27. This will be their first virtual meeting, with all presentations made by video-conference. Observers may watch the presentations online or listen by phone. Information on how to watch is listed below. The draft agenda is posted to the NASEM website.

Topics will include a discussion of long-term goals for BOEM’s Office of Environmental Programs and proposed environmental studies listed in the Study Development Plan for 2020-2022.

Presentations from previous meetings are available on the NASEM website. The committee encompasses a broad range of expertise in both natural and social sciences, relevant disciplines within those broad areas, and collective expertise from academia, industry, government, and the non- profit world in all four Outer Continental Shelf regions.

WHO:                                BOEM Standing Committee on Offshore Science and Assessment
Dr. William Y. Brown, Chief Environmental Officer, COEM
WHAT:   Meeting of the National Academies-BOEM Standing Committee
WHEN:   Wednesday, June 26, 1:00-5:00 p.m. (EDT)
(Join via PC, Mac, Linux, IOS or Android)
Meeting ID: 363 969 853
Tel: US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833
    Thursday, June 27, 12:00-4:30 p.m. (EDT)
Meeting ID: 199 332 555
Tel: US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833

International numbers available:
MEDIA:   Open press via videoconference or phone.
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