Panels / Webinars / Presentations

The Evolution of Protected Species Mitigation for U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Development

Presented at Coastal Futures 2022 - Innovation for Ocean Recovery, Dr. Mari Smultea provided a Keynote address discussing protected species mitigation for offshore wind development. 

permitting offshore wind in california:
navigating the federal and state approval processes

Presented by Offshore Wind California, leading experts, including Craig Reiser, Smultea Sciences' Science & Regulatory Specialist, discussed regulatory issues facing the development of offshore wind energy in California. Other panelists included the Bureau of Ocean Energy ManagementCalifornia State Lands Commission, and SWCA Environmental Consultants, to discuss permitting requirements and potential timelines. 

North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium:

PSO Detections of NARW; significant Events for the Greater Good

Presented at the North Atlantic Right Whale (NARW) Consortium 2020. Craig Reiser, Science & Regulatory Specialist for Smultea Sciences, discusses Protected Species Observer contributions to NARW scientific research, data, and conservation.

Pacific Ocean Energy Trust:

US West Coast Floating Wind & Cetaceans

As part of a webinar series hosted by Pacific Ocean Energy Trust (POET), Smultea Sciences founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Mari Smultea, along with other industry experts, discussed US West Coast Floating Wind and Cetaceans in July 2020. (As the last speaker, Dr. Smultea starts at 1h25.)