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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title President
Institution
Environmental Research Consulting ( ERC)
41 Croft Lane Cortlandt Manor 10567-1160
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41 Croft Lane
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Sea of Marmara
Black Sea
Sea of Azov
Bristol Channel
English Channel
Tel +1 914 734 7511
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution
Research Activities Development of ADIOS3 Initial Oil Spill Response Tool for Emergency Responders (NOAA, 8/11 to present) Oil Spill Consequence and Impact Risk Model Development (ExxonMobil, 8/11 to present) Cook Inlet Maritime Risk Assessment (Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council, 2/11 to present) Oil Spill Risk Analysis for Offshore Environmental Cost Model (BOEMRE, 9/10 to present) Spill Risk Modeling for Insurance-Linked Securities/Catastrophic Spill Financing (CatVest Petroleum LLC, 8/11 to present) Analysis of Potential Marine Oil Spill Costs for Tanker Spills (Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines, 7/10 to present) Canadian-US Pipeline Risk Analysis (Pipeline Research International, Inc.,12/10 to present) Technical Support Macondo MC252 Spill: Impact Study/Protective Strategy Development (Mobile County, AL, 5/10 to 9/10) Technical Support Macondo MC252 Spill: Protective Strategy and Response Evaluation (Louisiana OCPR, 5/10 to 9/10) Wreck Oil Removal Project Risk Assessment/Prioritization of Undersea Threats in US (NOAA, 4/10 to present) Arctic Spill Damage Assessment Initiative (NOAA, 8/09 to 12/09) Arctic Spill Risk Assessment (ExxonMobil Upstream, 8/09 to 12/09) Analysis of In-Port Accidental Vessel Lubricant Spills and Operational Discharges (Castrol Marine, 12/08 to 12/10) orts Best Practices for Accidental Vessel Lubricant Spill/Operational Discharge Prevention (Castrol Marine, 12/08 to 12/10)  Oil Spill Modeling Working Group Study – Modeling of Spill Response (Univ. NH/NOAA CRRC, 9/08 to 5/11) US Oil Spill Trend Analysis (American Petroleum Institute, 9/08 to 9/09) Pollution in the Open Oceans: A Review of Assessments and Related Studies (UN IMO GESAMP, 11/07 to 11/08) Oil Spill Risk Analysis for State Funding Mechanism (Washington Joint Legislative Audit/Review Committee, 5/08 to 1/09) Risk Analysis for Industry Regulated by Washington for Spill Prevention/Preparedness (WA Dept. Ecology, 5/08 to 1/09) Risk Modeling for Maritime Transportation of Petroleum and Chemicals (BP Shipping UK, 5/07 to present) Spill Analysis for Cherry Point Refinery North Dock EIS (US Army Corps Engineers, 7/06 to present) Oil Spill Probability Analysis for Cape Wind Energy Project (Cape Wind Associates, 4/06 to 9/06) Vessel Collision/Allision Analysis for the Cape Wind Energy Project (Cape Wind Associates, 4/06 to 9/06) Review Of Studies on Interactions between Spilled Oil and Shorelines (MMS, 10/06 to 12/07) Oil Spill Response, Socioeconomic, Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis (WA Dept. Ecology, 11/03 to 10/06) Washington State Oil Transfer Rule Benefit Analysis (WA Dept. Ecology, 11/03 to 10/06) Hydrodynamics/Current Analysis for Washington Oil Transfer Regulation Effectiveness (WA Dept. Ecology, 11/03 to 10/06) Cost-Benefit Analysis of Shoreline Booming Options – Modeling Impacts and Costs (CA Fish & Game OSPR, 6/07 to 12/09) Analysis of Washington Vessel Spillage/Casualty Rates in Relation to Other States, US (WA Dept. Ecology, 7/01 to 11/01) Analysis of Oil Discharge Scenarios for Washington Contingency Planning Standards (WA Dept. Ecology, 7/01 to 11/01) Study of Tug Escorts in Puget Sound (WA Dept. Ecology, 8/04 to 12/04) Oil Spill Response Vessel Capabilities in State of Washington (WA Dept. Ecology, 5/05 to 7/05) Laser Fluorosensor Heavy Oil Detection Cost-Benefit Analysis (US Coast Guard R&D Center, 10/05 to 8/06) Oil Spill Risk Analysis Based on Oil Transport Mode (Pipeline & Hazardous Material Safety Administration, 12/05 to 5/06) Cost-Benefit Analysis of US EPA SPCC Program (US EPA Program, 11/02 to 10/07) Development of Model to Estimate Costs and Damages from Oil Spills (US EPA Program, 11/02 to 10/07) Development of Oil Spill Databases for US EPA Oil Program (US EPA Program, 11/02 to 10/07) Regulatory Analyses for Economical and Environmental Impact of HazMat Spills(US Coast Guard, 11/05) Cost-Benefit Analysis of USCG Oil Spill Research & Development Program (US Coast Guard R&D Center, 10/02 to 12/02) Development of Oil Spill Response Cost-Effectiveness Analytical Tool (NOAA/UNH CICEET, 6/02 to 12/04) Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness, Response Program Broad Risk Assessment (US Coast Guard, 6/02 to 11/02) Oil Spill Response Cost Modeling for National Defense Reserve Fleet (US Maritime Administration, 12/01 to 7/02) Port State Control/Port Vessel Security Target Matrix Effectiveness Evaluation Method (US Coast Guard, 3/03 to 7/03) Spill Risk /Response, Socioeconomic/Environment Damage/Cost Analysis (Army Corps Engineers, 8/01 to 5/03) Oil Spill Risk Analysis for Potentially Polluting Shipwrecks (US Coast Guard, American Petroleum Institute, 8/01 to 5/03) Analysis of Methods to Determine and Classify Oil Persistence (US EPA Oil Program, 7/03 to 9/03) Response Cost Estimation Modeling for USCG Evaluation of Tanker Designs (National Research Council, 12/99 to 6/00) Environmental Impacts of Dry Cargo Discharges into the Great Lakes (US Coast Guard, 4/01 to 6/03) Estimation of Oil Input into Marine Environment (International Maritime Organization/UNEP/GESAMP, 11/97 to 8/06) Oil in the Sea III: Inputs, Fates, and Effects (National Research Council, 11/99 to 10/01) Development of International Tanker Oil Spill Database (MMS, 5/00 to 2/02) Analysis of Oil and Hazardous Material Inputs During 1991 Gulf War (Govts. of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait for UN, 6/02 to 3/03) Analysis of Magnitude/Legitimacy of Spill Response Costs in Chalk Point PEPCO Spill (Patton Boggs LLP, 7/01 to 10/05) Member UN/IMO/UNEP/UNESCO Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP): 1997 – present ENI Award Nominee for 2012 for Outstanding Contributions in the Protection of the Environment Member Maritime Law Association of US (Marine Ecology, Salvage Offshore Industries Committees) Member International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environmental Protection Committee Correspondence Group on Environmental Risk Assessment Criteria 2007 US Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Oil Spills from Non-Tank Vessels: Threats, Risks, and Vulnerabilities Invited Testimony – 18 December 2007 Wrecks of the World Conference Program Chair, MITAGS, Maryland, USA, Sept. 2009; June 2011 Member UNH/NOAA Coastal Response Research Center Working Group on Oil Spill Modeling Member American Salvage Association US Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation (for International Oil Spill Conference): 2001 Society Naval Architects & Marine Engineers Ad Hoc Panel on Risk & Prevention of Bunker Spills Peer Reviewer Journal of Hazardous Materials 2006 – present Elected Associate Member Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society): 1979 – present
Working languages English, German
Skills/Expertise Environmental risk analysis Oil pollution Wreck oil removal Oil spill modeling Spill risk modeling
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Dagmar ETKIN)

Etkin, D.S., J.A.C. van Rooij, and D. French-McCay. 2009. Risk assessment modeling approach for the prioritization of oil removal operations from sunken wrecks. Proc. of Interspill 2009.
Etkin, D.S., D. French-McCay, and C.J. Beegle-Krause. 2009. Oil spill risk assessment – Probability and impact analyses with future projections. Proc. of the 32nd Arctic & Marine Oilspill Prog. Tech. Sem.: 683–704. Etkin, D.S., D. French-McCay, and T. Reilly. 2011. A state-of-the-art risk-based approach to spill contingency planning . . Proc. of 34th Arctic & Marine Oilspill Prog. Tech. Sem.: in press.
Etkin, D.S. 2009. Analysis of US Oil Spillage. American Petroleum Institute Publication 356. August 2009. Environmental Research Consulting, Cortlandt Manor, New York. 71 p. Etkin, D.S. 2010. Forty-year analysis of US oil spillage rates. Proc. of the 33rd Arctic & Marine Oilspill Prog. Tech. Sem.: pp. 505 – 528. Etkin, D.S. 2010. Spill occurrences: A Worldwide Overview. In Oil Spill Science and Technology, edited by Mervin Fingas. Chapter 2, pp. 7 – 46. Elsevier, New York. 1,156 p. Etkin, D.S. 2010. Worldwide analysis of in-port vessel operational lubricant discharges and leakages. Proc. of the 33rd Arctic & Marine Oilspill Prog. Tech. Sem.: pp. 529 – 554.
French-McCay, D., C.J. Beegle-Krause, J. Rowe, W. Rodriguez, and D.S. Etkin. 2009. Oil spill risk assessment – Relative impact indices by oil type and location. Proc. of the 32nd Arctic & Marine Oilspill Prog. Tech. Sem.: 655–682.
Davis, B., D.S. Etkin, M. Landry, and K. Watts. 2004. Determination of oil persistence: A historical perspective. Proceedings of Fifth Biennial Freshwater Spills Symposium. Etkin, D.S. 2000. Worldwide analysis of oil spill cleanup cost factors. Proceedings of 23rd Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 161-174. Etkin, D.S. 2001. Analysis of oil spill trends US and worldwide. Proceedings of 2001 International Oil Spill Conference: 1,291-1,300. Etkin, D.S. 2001. Comparative methodologies for estimating on-water response costs for marine oil spills. Proceedings of 2001 International Oil Spill Conference: 1,281-1,289. Etkin, D.S. 2001. Methodologies for estimating shoreline cleanup costs. Proceedings of 24th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 647-670. Etkin, D.S. 2002. Analysis of past marine oil spill rates and trends for future contingency planning. Proceedings of 25th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 227-252. Etkin, D.S. 2003. Analysis of US oil spill trends to develop scenarios for contingency planning. Proceedings of 2003 International Oil Spill Conference: 47-61. Etkin, D.S. 2003. Estimation of shoreline response cost factors. Proceedings of 2003 International Oil Spill Conference: 1,243-1,253. Etkin, D.S. 2004. Modeling oil spill response and damage costs. Proceedings of 5th Biennial Freshwater Spills Symp. Etkin, D.S. 2004. Twenty-year trend analysis of oil spills in EPA jurisdiction. Proceedings of 5th Biennial Freshwater Spills Symposium. Etkin, D.S. 2005. Development of an oil spill response cost-effectiveness analytical tool. Proceedings of 28th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 889-922. Etkin, D.S. 2006. Risk assessment of oil spills to US inland waterways. Proceedings of 2006 Freshwater Spills Symposium Etkin, D.S. 2008. Oil spill risk analysis for Cape Wind Energy Project. Proceedings of the 2008 International Oil Spill Conference:571 – 579. Etkin, D.S. and P. Tebeau, P. 2003. Assessing progress and benefits of oil spill response technology development since Exxon Valdez. Proceedings of 2003 International Oil Spill Conference: 843-850. Etkin, D.S., and J. Neel. 2001. Investing in spill prevention-Has it reduced vessel spills and accidents in Washington state? Proceedings of 2001 International Oil Spill Conference: 47-56. Etkin, D.S., D. French McCay, and J. Rowe. 2006. Modeling to evaluate effectiveness of variations in spill response strategy. Proceedings of 29th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 879 – 892. Etkin, D.S., D. French McCay, and J. Rowe. 2006. Use of trajectory modeling to analyze variations on the response strategies for inland spills. Proceedings of 2006 Freshwater Spills Symposium. Etkin, D.S., D. French McCay, and J. Rowe. 2007. Using analytical methods to assess the benefits of oil spill response technology. Proceedings of the 30th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 657 – 680. Etkin, D.S., D. French McCay, and J. Rowe. 2008. Effectiveness of larger-area exclusion booming to protect sensitive sites. Proceedings of the 31st Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 177 – 185. Etkin, D.S., D. French McCay, J. Jennings, N. Whittier, S. Subbayya, W. Saunders, and C. Dalton. 2003. Financial implications of hypothetical San Francisco bay oil spill scenarios: Response, socioeconomic, and natural resource damage costs. Proceedings of 2003 International Oil Spill Conference: 1,317 –1,325. Etkin, D.S., D. French McCay, J. Michel, M. Boufadel, and H. Li. 2008. Integrating state-of-the-art shoreline interaction knowledge into spill modeling. Proceedings of the 2008 International Oil Spill Conference: 915 – 922. Etkin, D.S., D. French McCay, J. Michel, M. Boufadel, and H. Li. 2008. Development of a practical methodology for integrating shoreline oil-holding capacity into spill modeling. Proceedings of the 31st Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 565 – 584. Etkin, D.S., D. French-McCay, and C.J. Beegle-Krause. 2009. Oil spill risk assessment – Probability and impact analyses with future projections. Proceedings of the 32nd Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: (in press). Etkin, D.S., D. French-McCay, J. Rowe, N. Whittier, S. Sankaranarayanan, and L. Pilkey-Jarvis. 2005. Modeling impacts of response method and capability on oil spill costs and damages for Washington State spill scenarios. Proceedings of 2005 International Oil Spill Conference: 457-462. Etkin, D.S., D. French-McCay, N. Whittier, S. Subbayya, and J. Jennings 2002. Modeling of response, socioeconomic, and natural resource damage costs for hypothetical oil spill scenarios in San Francisco Bay. Proceedings of 25th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 1,075-1,102. Etkin, D.S., J.A.C. van Rooij, and D. French-McCay. 2009. Risk assessment modeling approach for the prioritization of oil removal operations from sunken wrecks. Proceedings of Interspill 2009: (in press). Etkin, D.S., P. Wells, M. Nauke, J. Campbell, C. Grey, J. Koefoed, T. Meyer , and P. Johnston. 1999. Estimates of Oil Entering the Marine Environment in the Past Decade: GESAMP Working Group 32 Project. Proceedings of 1999 International Oil Spill Conference: 1,093-1,095. Etkin, D.S., P. Wells, M. Nauke, J. Campbell, C. Grey, J. Koefoed, T. Meyer , and P. Johnston. 1998. Estimates of Oil Entering the Marine Environment in the Past Decade: GESAMP Working Group 32 Project. Proceedings of 21st Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 903-910. French McCay, D., J. Rowe, S. Sankaranarayanan, and D.S. Etkin. 2006. Data needs to reliably hindcast a spill’s impact: The PEPCO pipeline spill of April 2000 as a case example. Proceedings of 29th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 827 – 854. French Mc-Cay, D., J.J. Rowe, N. Whittier, S. Sankaranarayanan, and D.S. Etkin. 2004. Estimation of potential impacts and natural resource damages of oil. Jnl of Hazardous Materials. 107: 11-25. French-McCay, D., C.J. Beegle-Krause, J. Rowe, W. Rodriguez, and D.S. Etkin. 2009. Oil spill risk assessment – Relative impact indices by oil type and location. Proceedings of the 32nd Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: (in press). French-McCay, D., J. Rowe, and D.S. Etkin. 2008. Transport and impacts of oil spills in San Francisco Bay – Implications for response. Proceedings of the 31st Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 159 – 176. French-McCay, D., J. Rowe, N.Whittier, S. Sankaranarayanan, D.S. Etkin, and L. Pilkey-Jarvis. 2005. Evaluation of the consequences of various response options using modeling of fate, effects and NRDA costs of oil spills into Washington waters. Proceedings of 2005 International Oil Spill Conference: 467-473. French-McCay, D., J. Rowe, S. Sankaranarayanan, and D.S. Etkin. 2006. Data needs to reliably hindcast a spill’s impact: The PEPCO pipeline spill of April 2000 as a case example. Proceedings of 29th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 827 – 854. French-McCay, D., J.J. Rowe, N. Whittier, S. Sankaranarayanan, and D.S. Etkin. 2004. Estimation of potential impacts and natural resource damages of oil. Journal of Hazardous Materials. Vol. 107: pp. 11 – 25. French-McCay, D., N. Whittier, S. Subbayya, J. Jennings, and D.S. Etkin. 2002. Modeling fates and impacts for bio-economic analysis of hypothetical oil spill scenarios in San Francisco Bay. Proceedings of 25th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar: 1,051-1,074. French-McCay, D.P, J. J. Rowe, N. Whittier, S. Sankaranarayanan, D. S. Etkin, and L. Pilkey-Jarvis, 2005b. Evaluation of the consequences of various response options using modeling of fate, effects, and NRDA costs of oil spills into Washington waters. Proceedings of 2005 International Oil Spill Conference: 457 – 461. Michel, J., D.S. Etkin, T. Gilbert, R. Urban, J. Waldron, and C.T. Blocksidge. 2005. Potentially Polluting Wrecks in Marine Waters. 2005 International Oil Spill Conference Issue Paper. 76 pp.


Created: 2009-06-02 Last Updated: 2011-09-14 by Dagmar ETKIN