The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) invites you to attend the next webinar in the West Coast Renewable Energy Science Exchange, a series of webinars about scientific research offshore California, Oregon, and Washington that will inform decisions about the planning, leasing, and development of ocean renewable energy.The next webinar will provide an overview of BOEM-funded research related to cultural resources. It will be held on July 8 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time and presented by David Ball, a marine archaeologist with the BOEM Pacific Regional Office. Additional information, including webinar access, can be found at www.boem.gov/west-coast-renewable-energy-science-exchange.
Webinar series schedule:
Date: July 8, 2020
Topic: Overview of BOEM-funded Historic Preservation Research on the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)
Presenter: David Ball, Marine Archaeologist, BOEM
Date: September 9, 2020
Topic: Overview of BOEM-funded Research about Benthic Habitats on the West Coast
Presenter: Lisa Gilbane, Biologist, BOEM
Webinars are led by subject matter experts based in the BOEM Pacific Regional Office in Camarillo, California, and will be held at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time on the second Wednesday of every other month.
The BOEM Environmental Studies Program (ESP) in the Pacific has funded a diverse array of applied and basic research about the marine, coastal, and human environments offshore California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii. The environmental, social, and economic information garnered from ESP studies informs decisions about energy programs on the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), which extends from the U.S.-Mexico border to the U.S.-Canada border and includes the OCS of Hawaii.