Acknowledgements

This Web site is the product of the combined efforts of hundreds of contributors, from very diverse backgrounds. The following list was developed to recognize their contributions. They are listed in alphabetical order, according to exploration or topic.

Production Team
Contributors to Other Site Content
Site Awards & Accomplishments

Contributors to Explorations and Projects

2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001


Production Team

Emily Crum
Online Communications Manager (2012-present)
Content Manager (2012)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

James Rawsthorne
Multimedia and Web Developer (2013-present)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

Jack Evans
Web Developer (2014-present)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA


Davida Remer
Program Manager (2012-2013)
Production Manager (2001-2004)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

James Connors
Web Developer (2010-2013)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

Terry Connell
Web Developer (2008-2013)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

Kyle Carothers
Multimedia Lead (2004-2013)
Web Site Manager (2008-2009)
Web Developer (2003-2005)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

Michael Shelby
Program Manager (2005-2012)
Web Site Manager (2004-2005)
Production Assistant (2001-2003)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Torie Castiello
Web Site Manager (2009-2012)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

Laura Paris
Web Developer (2009-2011)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

Joe Flood, Web Site Manager (2006-2008)
Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA

Brian Johnson
Program Manager (2004)
Web Site Manager (2001-2004)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Davida Remer
Production Manager (2001-2004)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Jerry Lau
Web Developer (2002-present)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Gini Kennedy
Graphic Designer (2002-2011)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Georgia Shao
Web Developer (2002-present)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Lawrence Charters
Web Site Statistics (2001-present)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Susan Holliday Buda
Production Assistant (2001-2005)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Valarie Thorpe
Production Assistant (2002-2005)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Marina Kline
Production Assistant (2003-2005)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

James Connors
Production Assistant (2003-2006)
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Caritta Lee
Gallery Section Lead (2001)
Production Assistant (2001-2007)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Pam Rubin
Senior Web Site Editor (2001-2004)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Wendy Sera
Assistant Editor (2004)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Colleen Labbe
Assistant Editor, Production Assistant (2001-2003)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Bruce Moravchik
Production Assistant, Technology Section Lead (2001)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

John Paul Tolson
Production Assistant (2001)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Lisa Butler
Production Assistant (2001)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

David Lott
Web Site Designer (2001)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

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Contributors to Other Site Content

Robert Aguirre, GIS and Mapping, Writer (2001)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Dorothy Anderson, Librarian (2001)
NOAA Central Library, NOAA

Mary Lou Cumberpatch, Library Section Lead
NOAA Central Library, NOAA

Steve Gittings, Remotely Operated Vehicles, Writer (2001)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Paula Keener-Chavis, National Education Coordinator (2001-present)
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Tish Krieg, Educator (2003-present)
NASA Oceanography Program

Andrea McCurdy, Program Consultant (2003-present)
NASA Oceanography Program

Rick Stumpf, Remote Sensing, Writer (2001)
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Albert Theberge, History Section Lead (2001-present)
NOAA Central Library, NOAA

Ocean Challenge Puzzle, For Fun Section
NOAA thanks Chevron Corp. for use of their sofware application, and Orange Design of San Francisco, CA, creator of the software application, for assisting NOAA in reconfiguring the application for use as the Ocean Challenge Puzzle.

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Web Site Awards & Accomplishments

Since its inception in April 2001, NOAA Ocean Explorer has been featured on hundreds of websites and print media sources, and received several awards and special recognitions. Highlights are listed below.

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001