February 12, 2024
June 21, 2023

Biodegradation Studies and Experiments for Materials in the Marine Environment

Part 1: A Tiered Approach for Studying Polymers in the Marine Environment – Criteria, Best Practices and Test Methods. June 21, 2023 Session.

Presented by Dr. Jo Ann Ratto, Research Materials Engineer (retired), U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command.

Part 2: Status of Current ASTM / ISO Standards, Specification and Research Studies in the Marine Environment. July 19, 2023 Session.

Presented by Prof. dr. Linda Amaral-Zettler, Research Leader, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research.

Part 3: New State of the Art Laboratory / Facility for Investigation of Materials in the Marine Environment. August 16, 2023 Session

Presented by Dr. Micheline Labrie, Science Lead & Manager/Co-principal Investigator, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMassD).