TRIOX Environmental Emergencies provides emergency preparedness, training and response services principally for oil and chemical spills. We draw from our extensive experience to offer practical and innovative solutions for our clients based on internationally recognized best practices. We have been involved in numerous incidents in diverse environments, so we know the issues and we know what really works!

Owens Coastal Consultants has 45 years of experience in marine and inland oil spill response and training worldwide. He has been a consultant to industry, the World Bank, governments and various United Nations organizations. Dr. Owens provided technical support for many response operations such as the T/V Exxon Valdez, Komineft pipelines (Russia) and was the Technical Advisor to BP for Shoreline Response and the SCAT program following the Deepwater Horizon incident. Dr. Owens has been active throughout his career on spill-related R&D projects, including recent studies on oil detection canines and the use of UASs for shoreline surveys.

Canine Principles company mission is to continue to provide the best, kindest, most accurate and science-based learning opportunity at the lowest possible price, for the benefit of dogs and their people.www.CaninePrinciples.com

Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, LLC (CTEH®) is a science-based company established to provide toxicology and environmental health and safety consulting services. Its mission is to develop sound scientific solutions to issues in toxicology, risk assessment, and environmental health by applying state-of-the-art science to problems faced by private industry, government, the general public, and the courts. Our business is conducted in a manner that is productive and cost-effective for our clients and will include a work environment that fosters scientific and professional excellence.

POLARIS APPLIED SCIENCES, Inc. (POLARIS) was created in 1998 from the merger of three highly successful companies with a broad range of capabilities in marine, freshwater, and terrestrial oil and chemical spill response. POLARIS’ scientific support staff for oil spill response includes internationally recognized leaders in shoreline treatment operations, shoreline geomorphology, pre-spill planning, technical training of spill responders, and environmental assessment.

International Canine Spill & Leak Detection Association was formed due to a need in the community for a single point of contact and certification provider for active and professional canine teams in the field of spill & leak detection.

The United Nations frequently engages experts under individual contracts to work on short-term projects either as a consultant or an individual contractor.

A consultant is a recognized authority or specialist in a specific field, engaged by the Organization in an advisory or consultative capacity. The functions of a consultant are results-oriented and normally involve analyzing problems, directing seminars or training courses, preparing documents for conferences and meetings, or writing reports on matters within their area of expertise.