Join us on December 14th for the second webinar of MRC’s Ask an Expert series to learn more about the environmental impacts & effects of offshore wind.
In this webinar, we’ll be joined by guest expert Dr. Sarah Courbis, Marine Protected Species & Regulatory Specialist with Advisian. Join us as we delve into topics like mitigation measures and the latest technology innovations for improving marine environment monitoring and mitigation, as well as the potential range of onshore and offshore impacts on marine mammals, fish, benthic habitats, and more.
Dr. Courbis has been working in marine science and regulation for over 25 years. As a senior scientist with Advisian/Worley Group, Sarah focuses on marine protected species and specializes in impact assessment, permitting and compliance, and mitigation. She has been supporting offshore wind projects in the US for nearly a decade and worked on environmental assessment and compliance for LNG, seismic, fisheries, coastal development, marine hydrokinetics (tidal and wave energy), and oil and gas projects. She has co-managed a National Marine Sanctuary for the US National Marine Fisheries Service and has done projects for organizations such as the American Clean Power Association, including a review of offshore wind impacts to wildlife.
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge from an industry expert on the environmental impacts and effects of offshore wind, as well as the innovative mitigation measures and monitoring strategies that are shaping the future of sustainable marine energy solutions.
Date: 14 December 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET / 2:00 – 3:00 pm AT