Guest Expert: Dr. Christopher Reddy
Dr. Christopher Reddy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Date of Webinar: January 13, 2015, 4pm (EST)
Topic: The origin and chemical composition of oil in the ocean
Title: Exploring Oil Spills on a Molecular Basis
Description: This webinar will explore how oil is formed, the composition and structure of oil and processes that affect oil.
TO VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING, please click HERE.
Guest Expert Bio: Dr. Christopher Reddy studies the short- and long-term fate of oil spills, including those from natural oil seeps, World War II wrecks, the Exxon Valdez, and the Deepwater Horizon. He is a senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA. His overarching interests are understanding how the vast distribution of hydrocarbons in spilled oil weather (breakdown), or don’t weather, and why.
Reddy has published over 140 peer-reviewed manuscripts and holds four U.S. patents. He received his BS in chemistry from Rhode Island College and his PhD in chemical oceanography at the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island. He has testified before Congress several times and frequently briefs members of the executive branch, written over 25 opinion pieces about science and policy, and given 100’s of interviews for print, radio, and television.
Comments: The space below is intended as an interactive comment board with the Guest Experts. We encourage you to ask questions or leave comments for our Guest Experts. (Note: the comment board is moderated by NOSB Staff, so your comment may not show up instantaneously).