Dr. Jeffrey Short: Oil Pollution Expert

Posted Fri, May 14, 2010 by admin to chemistry, dr. jeffrey short, exxon valdez, gulf oil spill

Dr. Jeffrey Short, Oceana's Pacific Science Director, recently retired from a 31-year career as a research chemist at NOAA, where he worked primarily on oil pollution and other contaminant issues. 

He was the leading chemist for the governments of Alaska and the United States for the natural resource damage assessment and restoration of Exxon Valdez oil spill, and guided numerous studies on the distribution, persistence and effects of the oil.

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