Tsunami and Marine Debris: Interviews

Tsunami Trash Adrift to Hawaii

November 3, 2011
Nikolai Maximenko was interviewed by Dan Cooke, the weather and news anchor for Hawaii News Now, about his computer-model-based prediction of where the debris from the tsunami is headed. As this debris may greatly impact Hawaii, Cooke has begun a series called "Tsunami Trash Adrift to Hawaii," which will “continue to monitor the tsunami trash as it approaches our islands, and let you know about plans to tackle the problem as they develop.” Listen to the news cast.

Russian Ships Spots Tsunami Debris

October 14
Jan Hafner is interviewed by Andrew Pereira of KHON2.com about the observations by crew members of the Russian Sail Training Ship Pallada during its homeward voyage from Honolulu to Vladivostok. Among other items, a small boat with the Fukushima prefecture marking was found and
taken aboard. Listen to the news cast.

EPA Pacific Southwest Marine World Podcast

September, 2011
EPA Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld had an interesting discussion about the marine world, environmentalism, and the future of our oceans with Nikolai Maximenko of the International Pacific Research Center. Listen to highlights of the conversation.

UH Researchers Track Down Japan's Tsunami Debris

September 16
Jan Hafner talks with Amber-Lynn Hyden, weather anchor on KITV 4, about the tsunami debris and the two models that Nikolai Maximenko and he developed in order to chart the debris paths and the dates that the debris could reach the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, the West Coast, and Hawaii. Listen to the news cast.


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