Coordinated Disaster Response Planning in the Gulf of Mexico

With Sandy, Katrina, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, it’s clear the nation’s coasts are at risk from major natural and man-made hazards. Coastal resource managers in the Gulf of Mexico are taking steps to ensure improved preparation for these hazards by piloting a standardized approach for response in the five Gulf Coast research reserves. (2016)

Partners: NOAA Office of Response and Restoration; Grand Bay, Rookery Bay, Apalachicola, Weeks Bay, and Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserves; NOAA Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center

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