COAST GUARD - 2 1: 0 1 Some roles of a coast guard include:...

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Unformatted text preview: 2 1: 0 1 Some roles of a coast guard include: - − Providing accurate and accessible information for contingency planning and response operations management; - Evaluating and develop oil spill response decision support systems; and - Developing advanced systems to support spill response training and preparedness evaluation. -evaluate overall system requirements and specifications for a Coast Guard oil spill remote sensing system. - Further develop and test promising sensors for detecting and characterizing oil spills. Test a n d e v al u a t e c urr e n t Co a s t Gu ar d air b or n e s u rv eilla n c e s y s t e m s , a n d off-t h e-s h elf e n h a n c e d s y s t e m s , t o d e t e r mi n e t h eir u tility a n d eff e c tiv e n e s s in d e t e c tin g a n d m a p pi n s pills. Alon g wit h t h e e x tr a m o n e y g oin g into cr e a tin g a n eff e c tiv e r e s t or a tio n s y s t e m , t h e y d e w it h h e alt h c o n c er n s. Workin g lon g d a y s a n d h o u r s cl e a nin g t h e oil s pill, c a n m a k e w a y for toxin s t o e n t e r t h e r e s pir a t o ry s y s t e m , a n d a c cid e n t al c o n t a c t wit h t h eir s kin, c a u sin g s e rio u s h e alt h c o n c e b o t h lo n g t e r m a n d s h o r t t e r m . ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 2F03 taught by Professor Berry during the Spring '11 term at McMaster University.

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