Annual SSEER workshop, Thursday, Aug 29th, 2019

The annual Scientific Support of Environmental Emergency Response (SSEER) workshop will be held on Thursday, August 29th 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett Bay Campus (room TBD). Lunch will be provided.

Meeting Agenda

RSVP for the workshop:

The purpose of the annual SSEER workshop is to share resources and provide training to improve the ability of scientists, administrators, communicators, and first-responders to assist the state of Rhode Island in addressing environmental emergencies and threats to public health and safety. Areas of focus this year will be the SSEER process; a National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) overview; and a special guest presentation on emergency preparedness at sensitive Rhode Island facilities.


This workshop is co-sponsored by the Coastal Institute, the RIDEM Office of Emergency Response, and local partners.

To learn more about SSEER, please visit:

Please forward to those who may be interested in attending, which includes staff and graduate students.

Hope to see you on the 29th!