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Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - Protection of Sensitive Resources

July, 2022 By: Dave Rouse

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - Protection of Sensitive Resources

Tiered Preparedness and Response (TPR) is an internationally recognised planning approach that enables the integration of local, regional and global capabilities into oil spill response planning. In the sixth of this 16-part seminar series, OSRL expert Dave Rouse discusses the protection of sensitive resources.

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - Shoreline Clean up

June, 2022 By: Marcus Russell

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - Shoreline Clean up

Tiered Preparedness and Response (TPR) is an internationally recognised planning approach that enables the integration of local, regional and global capabilities into oil spill response planning. In the fifth of this 16 part seminar series, OSRL expert Marcus Russel discusses the considerations and tactics used in Shoreline clean up.

Seminar Recording: ATSEA-2 webinar series-2

May, 2022

Seminar recording: ATSEA-2 Webinar Series #2

Overview of Oil Spill Strategies

Live webinar series #2 with ATSEA-2 focussing on surveillance, modelling and visualisation and the different response strategies available.

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - At-Sea Containment and Recovery

May, 2022 By: Ian High

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - At-Sea Containment and Recovery

Tiered Preparedness and Response (TPR) is an internationally recognised planning approach that enables the integration of local, regional and global capabilities into oil spill response planning. At-sea containment and recovery is one of many response options available in the oil spill response toolbox and involves the collection of oil from the water's surface. In the fourth of this 16 part seminar series, Response Specialist Ian High discusses considerations when using At-Sea Containment and Recovery and effective containment and recovery methods.

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - In-Situ Burning

April, 2022 By: Tristan Barston

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - In-Situ Burning

Tiered Preparedness and Response (TPR) is an internationally recognised planning approach that enables the integration of local, regional and global capabilities into oil spill response planning. 

In-Situ Burning (ISB) has been shown to be successful in many environments to remove oil from land, snow, ice or water. The use of ISB can reduce the need to collect and dispose of recovered oil. 

In the third of this 16 part series exploring the wedges of the TPR Wheel, Senior Consultant Tristan Barston, explains the considerations of using Controlled In-Situ Burning as a response option. 

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - Surveillance, Modelling and Visualisation

March, 2022 By: Simon Blaen, Simon McCosh

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series - Surveillance, Modelling and Visualisation

In this second session of a 16 part series, Simon McCosh, Aviation Liaison Officer (EMEA) and Simon Blean, Geomatics Supervisor, will explain the importance of situational awareness in a response and the considerations surrounding Surveillance, Modelling and Visualisation during decision making.

Seminar Recording: ATSEA-2 Causes, Fates and Impacts of Marine Oil Spills

February, 2022 By: Norman Ramos, Shahreena Shahnavas and Yow Lih Hern

Seminar Recording: ATSEA-2 Causes, Fates and Impacts of Marine Oil Spills

ATSEA-2 Regional Project Management Unit (RPMU) and OSRL collaborated this year to deliver quarterly technical webinars. This is the first of the four technical webinars titled "Causes, Fates and Impacts of Marine Oil Spills".

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series Introduction

February, 2022 By: Andy Nicoll

Seminar Recording: TPR Wheel Series Introduction

Tiered Preparedness and Response is an internationally recognised planning approach that enables integration of local, regional and global capabilities into oil spill response planning. 

In this introductory session of a 16 part series, Andy Nicoll, Principal Preparedness and Response Authority, will provide an overview of the 15 capabilities that represent the scope of Tiered Preparedness and Response. 

Seminar Recording: The Preparedness Cycle for Wildlife Emergency Response

December, 2021 By: Paul Kelway

Seminar Recording: The Preparedness Cycle for Wildlife Emergency Response

Please note: This seminar is available for Members only. To access this seminar recording, contact myosrl@oilspillresponse.com and request the password.

This seminar provides an overview of the preparedness recommendations from the Cyprus workshop and an introduction to the preparedness wheel concept then use real-world case studies to demonstrate how this process has been used and applied in a variety of country and regional contexts.

Seminar Recording: Extreme Hot Weather Response

November, 2021 By: Mohamed Darwish Moustafa, Senior Response Specialist

Seminar Recording: Extreme Hot Weather Response

This seminar, delivered in Arabic, looks to explain the basic information about response in extreme hot weather environments. The presentation will cover how to evaluate the heat risk, tools used for evaluation and the control measures that OSRL is taking to reduce the effect of heat on responders during oil spill incidents.