No Notice Drill for OSRL
Thursday, May 24, 2018
We ran a NO NOTICE DRILL yesterday in our Emergencies Operations Centre (EOC) to test our competency and prove our ability to meet our Service Level Agreement (SLA).
Orkney Island Member Exercise
Friday, May 4, 2018
Last week six members from the OSRL response team in Southampton visited the Flotta oil terminal in Orkney to support an exercise with response staff from Repsol Sinopec.
Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic
Friday, April 20, 2018
The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) hold their second large Oil Spills in Arctic Areas Conference, Bjørnar Fonn and Jamie Anderson attend to represent the cold weather group.
Tim Coombs talks OPEP
Thursday, April 12, 2018
"For me personally it is a real enjoyment delivering the OPEP courses in person and seeing the individuals developing and leaving with skills and knowledge they may not have previously had."
Responding to oil spills: Nearshore & beach habitats
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Emergency responders, natural resource managers, and scientists came together to discuss oil spill response efforts in coastal wetlands. They discussed new research, lessons learned and successes from past response efforts, and research gaps that improved partnerships may be able to fill.
OSRL in Turkey
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
OSRL recently travelled to Antalya, Turkey to conduct a published Aerial Surveillance Course and IMO 2 Clearance Course in collaboration with MOST Maritime and Environmental Service Company (Turkey).
Curious about Cold Weather Response?
Monday, September 18, 2017
Curious about Cold Weather Response? Let Alex Leonard (Duty Manager) & Andy Nevin (Response Process Manager), tell you more.
Commonly used acronyms in Shoreline operations
Monday, September 11, 2017
ESI? OSA? SCAT? Is your head spinning? We help you decode some of these commonly used acronyms here.
Sensitivity mapping - What is it all about?
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Oil Spill Biological Impact Assessment
Monday, April 24, 2017
Tom Sturgeon, an MSc Oceanography student from NOCS, explores the use of oil spill modelling for assessing biological impact of oil spills as part of his MSc Oceanography project at OSRL.