Acknowledgements 2002

Contributors to Explorations and Projects

Sanctuary Quest

Dr. Satie Airame, Science Advisor
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Mary Sue Brancato, Resource Protection Specialist
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

John Brooks, Videographer
National Marine Sanctuary Program, NOAA

Julie Bursek, Education Coordinator
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Michael Carver, Biological Technician
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Dr. Steve Gaines, Director
Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara

Kathleen Gazzaniga, Web Coordinator
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Dan Howard, Assistant Manager
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Jan Roletto, Research Coordinator
Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank NMS, NOAA

Robert Steelquist, Education Coordinator
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Jennifer Stock, Education Specialist
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Ben Waltenberger, Physical Scientist
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Paul Wong, Education Specialist
Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA



Davidson Seamount


Allen H. Andrews, Research Associate
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Scott Benson, Marine Ecologist
National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA

Gregor M. Cailliet, Professor
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

David Clague, Senior Scientist
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Andrew DeVogelaere, Chief Scientist, Davidson Seamount Exploration
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

William J. Douros, Superintendent
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Sam Farr, Congressman
California's 17th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives

Randy Kochevar, Science Communications Manager
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Marcia McNutt, President and Chief Executive Officer
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Edward W. Seidel, Associate Curator
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Mario Tamburri, Science Team Leader and Co-Prinicipal Investigator
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science



Galapagos Rift

Dr. Kathleen Crane, Program Manager,
Arctic Research Office, NOAA

Steve Hammond, Chief Scientist
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Michael Kelly, Web Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Paula Keener-Chavis, National Education Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Captain Craig McLean, Director
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Blee Willliams, Chief Alvin Pilot
Woods Hill Oceanographic Institute



USS Monitor Expedition 2002


John Broadwater, Manager
Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Tane Casserley, Archaeologist
National Marine Sanctuary System, NOAA

Rick Cavey, Chief Warrant Officer
Project Diving and Salvage Officer, U.S. Navy

Michelle Fox, Education and Outreach Coordinator
National Marine Sanctuary System, NOAA

Jeff Johnston, Historian
National Marine Sanctuary System, NOAA

Colleen Labbe, Writer, Editor
National Ocean Service, NOAA


Gulf of Mexico

Cathy Allen, Researcher
Rutgers University

Shawn Arellano, Graduate Student
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, University of Oregon

Sandra Brooke, Researcher
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology

Bob Carney, Professor
Louisiana State University

Erik Cordes, Ph.D. candidate
Pennsylvania State University

Peter Deines, Post-Masters Researcher
Pennsylvania State University

Chuck Fisher, Professor
Pennsylvania State University

Breea W. Govenar, Ph.D. candidate
Pennsylvania State University

Stephane Hourdez, Postdoctoral scholar
Pennsylvania State University

Johanna Järnegren, Ph.D. candidate
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Heath Mills, Researcher
Georgia Tech University

Dr. Bruno Pernet
University of Washington

Rex Roettger, Teacher
DoDEA, Puerto Rico

Linda Sedlacek, Researcher
Florida State University

Patricia (Patty) Sobecky, Assistant Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology

Craig Tobias, Researcher
U.S. Geological Survey

Craig M. Young, Professor
University of Oregon



Exploring Alaska's Seamounts

Amy Baco-Taylor, Postdoctoral Associate
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Sue Doenges, Fifth Grade Teacher
Mill Street Elementary School, Naperville

Peter Etnoyer, Staff Scientist
Marine Conservation Biology Institute

Sarah R. Flood Page, Senior Marine Biology Major
University of California, Santa Cruz

Thomas P. Guilderson, Ph.D.
Center for AMS, LLNL and Dept. of Ocean Sciences, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

Taylor Heyl
National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA

Zac Hoyt, Graduate Student
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dr. Randall Keller
Oregon State University

Catalina Martinez, Web Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Michael Rowe, Graduate Student
Oregon State University

Maggie Sexton, Undergraduate
Coastal Carolina University

Thomas C. Shirley, Professor
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Bradley Stevens, Fishery Research Biologist
National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA

Naomi Ward, Collaborative Investigator
The Institute for Genomic Research



Submarine Ring of Fire

Dr. Edward Baker, Supervisory Oceanographer
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA

David Butterfield
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA

Bill Chadwick, Volcanologist
Oregon State University

Robert Dziack, Seismologist
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA

Bob Embley, Geophysicist
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA

Susan Merle, Geological Research Assistant
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA

Kimberly Williams, Teacher at Sea
Miller Place High School, New York



Islands in the Stream 2002

LLiz Baird, Educator
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Charlie Barans
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Tara L. Casazza, Research Biologist
North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

Paula Keener-Chavis, National Education Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Cindy Cooksey, Marine Biologist
NOAA Ocean Service

Stacie Crowe, Marine Biologist
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Alan Felker, North Carolina Educator at Sea
Hardin Park School, Boone, North Carolina
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Stacia Fletcher
South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston, South Carolina

Tamara Frank, Biological Oceanographer
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Peter Herring, Biological Oceanographer
Southampton Oceanographic Center

Art Howard, Filmmaker
Napro Communications

Pam Jutte, Marine Scientist
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Kevin Kurtz
South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston, South Carolina

Dina Ledford, Teacher
Fort Dorchester High School, Charleston, South Carolina

Josh Loefer, Biologist
SC Department of Natural Resources

John McDonough, Writer
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Rachel McEvers
College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

John C. McGovern
Marine Resources Research Institute
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Scott Meister, Marine Biologist
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Bruce Moravchik, Web Coordinator
Communication & Education Division, NOAA Ocean Service

Ann Marie Necaise, Research Biologist
North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

Martha Nizinski, Zoologist
NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Systematics Laboratory

Tara Nye, Research Biologist
North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

German Y. Ojeda
Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, Coastal Carolina University

Jacquie Ott, GIS Specialist
North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

Shirley Pomponi, Vice President & Director of Research
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Jeremy Potter, Web Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Mike Randall, Biologist
US Geological Survey/ AsCI Corp.

John Reed, Senior Research Specialist
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Arte Roman, Teacher
Olympia High School, Orlando, Florida

Steve W. Ross, Director
North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

Robin Rutherford, Teacher
Porter Gaud School, Charleston, South Carolina

Robin Salonich, Teacher
Sandhills Intermediate School

Leslie Sautter,
College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

George R. Sedberry, Senior Marine Scientist
Marine Resources Research Institute, South Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources

Margaret Spigner, Teacher
West Ashley High School, Charleston, South Carolina

Kenneth J. Sulak, Fisheries Biologist
U.S. Geological Survey

LaVern Taylor, Senior Marine Technician
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

Jeff Walker, Teacher
Hanahan High School, Charleston, South Carolina

Edie Widder, Senior Scientist
Bioluminescence Department, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Amy E. Wright, Director
Division of Biomedical Marine Research
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

David M. Wyanski
Marine Resources Research Institute
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources




Arctic Exploration

David Allen, Graduate Student
University of Washington, School of Oceanography

Dr. Bodil Bluhm, Research Assistant Professor of Marine Biology
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Shelly Carpenter, Staff Oceanographer
School of Oceanography, University of Washington

Dr. Kathy Crane, Program Manager
Arctic Research Group, NOAA

Casey Debenham, Graduate Student
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Jody W. Deming, Professor,
School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle

Dr. Rolf Gradinger, Assistant Professor
Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Bon Van Hardenberg
Institute for Ocean Sciences Canada

Dr. Russ Hopcroft, Assistant Professor
Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

David Huntley, photographer

Dr. Katrin Iken, Assistant Professor of Marine Biology
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Paula Keener-Chavis, National Education Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Emory Kristof, Photographer
National Geographic Society

Dr. Ian MacDonald
Texas A&M University

Paul Nicklen, Photographer
National Geographic Society

Jeremy Potter, Web Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Dr. Kevin Raskoff, Research Fellow
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Jenny Steinberg, Writer,
National Geographic Society

Dr. Mary-Louise Timmermans
Institute of Ocean Sciences & University of Victoria

Mike Vecchione, Cephalopod Biologist
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC

Dr. Terry Whitledge, Professor
Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Dr. Marsh Youngbluth, Senior Scientist
Division of Marine Science, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Quing Zhang, Research Professor
Second Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Hangzhou, China



Hudson Canyon

Randy L. Ramey, Survey Technician
NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown

Dr. Peter Rona, Marine Geologist
Rutgers University

Mary Scranton, Biogeochemist
State University of New York at Stony Brook

Lisa M. Weiss, Watershed Coordinator)
Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve


NW Hawaiian Islands

Ray Boland, Biologist
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service

Sean Corson
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve

Ben Evans
NOAA Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey

Christopher Kelley, Program Biologist
Hawai‘i Undersea Research Laboratory

Catalina Martinez
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Joyce Miller, Marine Geologist and Oceanographer
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Honolulu Laboratory

Frank Parrish, Fisheries Biologist
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Honolulu Laboratory

Rachel Shackelford, Data Manager
Hawaii Undersea Research Lab

John R. Smith, Marine Geophysical Specialist
Hawai`i Undersea Research Laboratory

Jeremy Weirich
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration