Acknowledgements 2003

Contributors to Explorations and Projects

Submarine Ring of Fire 2003

Dr. Edward Baker, Supervisory Oceanographer
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

Matt Fowler, Hydroacoustics
Oregon State University

Geoff Lebon, Educator

Gary Massoth, Marine Chemist
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, New Zealand

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

Joe Resing, Marine Chemist
University of Washington

Sharon Walker, Educator

 



Mountains in the Sea

Dr. Peter Auster, Fish Biologist
National Undersea Research Center, University of Connecticut

Ivar Babb, Director
National Undersea Research Center, University of Connecticut

Dr. Tina Bishop, Vice President and Academic Director
The College of Exploration

Mercer R. Brugler, Graduate Student
Grice Marine Laboratory, College of Charleston

MJ Brush, Scientific Illustrator
University of Connecticut

Maya Crosby, Teacher
Lincoln Academy

Nick Forfinski, Survey Technician
NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson, NOAA

Dr. Scott France, Deep Sea Biologist
College of Charleston

Pat Frisketti, Teacher
Hamden High School, Hamden, CT

Catalina Martinez, Physical Scientist
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Susan Mills, Research Associate II
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Dr. Jon Moore
Florida Atlantic University, Wilkes Honors College

Diana Payne, Biologist and Education Coordinator
Connecticut Sea Grant

Laura Rear, Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Sea Grant Fellow
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Melissa Ryan, Education Coordinator
The College of Exploration

Anne Simpson, Graduate Student
University of Maine

Peter Tuddenham, President/Executive Director
The College of Exploration

Les Watling, Benthic Ecologist
Darling Marine Lab, University of Maine

 



Windows to the Deep

John Braxton, undergraduate student
Savannah State University

Marjorie S. Curtis, Associate Professor
College of William and Mary

Jennifer Dreyer, Graduate Student
College of William & Mary

Bill Gilhooly, Ph.D. student
University of Virginia

Taylor Heyl, Graduate Student
Department of Biology, College of William & Mary

Matthew Hornbach, PhD Student
Department of Geophysics, University of Wyoming

Catalina Martinez, Mission Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Heath J. Mills, PhD student
Georgia Tech University

Margaret Olsen, Education Specialist
SouthEast Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence (SECOSEE)
Taconya Piper, Web Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Carolyn Ruppel, PhD, co-Chief Scientist, Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology

Cindy Van Dover, PhD, co-Chief Scientist
College of William and Mary

 



Charleston Bump

Fred Andrus, Geologist
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia

Frank Helies, Graduate Student
University of South Carolina

Brian Helmuth, Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences and Marine Sciences Program, University of South Carolina

Dara Hooker, Graduate Student
University of South Carolina

Connie Leverett, Educator-at-sea
Burke High School, Charleston, SC

John McDonough, Expeditions Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Jerry McLelland, Associate Professor, Research Associate
Department of Coastal Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi

Jeremy Potter, Web Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Leslie Sautter, Geologist
College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

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

Stephen E. Stancyk, Professor
Dept. of Geological Sciences and Marine Science Program, University of South Carolina

Rich Styles, Assistant Professor
Dept. of Geological Sciences and Marine Science Program, University of South Carolina

Susan Thornton-DeVictor, Laboratory Assistant
Southeastern Regional Taxonomic Center
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Phil Weinbach, Fish Biologist
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Elizabeth Wenner, Research Marine Scientist
Marine Resources Center, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

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

 



Life on the Edge

Doni Angell, Educator at Sea
Heritage Middle School, Valdese, NC

Liz Baird, Educator
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Jim Berg, Biologist
U.S. Geological Survey

Margot Bohan, Web Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

Allen Brooks, Research Benthic Ecologist
U.S. Geological Survey

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

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

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

Jeremy Potter, Expedition Coordinator
Office of Ocean Exploration, NOAA

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

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

 



Deep Sea Medicines

Shirley Pomponi
Vice President and Director of Research
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Alan Duckworth
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Tamara Frank, Biological Oceanographer
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Tara Pitts
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

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

John Reed, Senior Research Specialist
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Jane Thompson
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

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

Gary Keith Wolfe
(MS, Florida Institute of Technology)

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

 



Steamship Portland

Ivar Babb
Director
National Undersea Research Center at the University of Connecticut
Avery Campus, Groton, CT.

Benjamin D. Cowie-Haskell
Primary Investigator, Portland Expedition
Operations Coordinator, NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Allen Gontz
Graduate Student
University of Maine

Matthew Lawrence
Maritime Archaeologist
Landfall Archaeological Resource Consultants

Caritta Lee, Log Coordinator
National Ocean Service, NOAA

Deborah Marx
Maritime Archaeologist
Landfall Archaeological Resource Consultants

Anne Smrcina
Education and Outreach Coordinator
NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Bruce Terrell
Archaeologist
NOAA, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

 



Gulf of Mexico Habitats

Sarah Bernhardt
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

John Bratton
U.S. Geological Survey
Woods Hole, MA

Sandra Brooke
University of Oregon

Shelley DuPuy
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Peter Etnoyer, Scientist
Sponsored by the Marine Conservation Biology Institute

Suzanne Fredericq
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Emma Hickerson, Research Coordinator
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Ron Hill, PhD
Research Fisheries Biologist
NOAA Fisheries, Southeast Fisheries Science Center-Galveston

Catalina Martinez
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Julie Olson
University of Alabama

Doug Weaver
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA

Mary Wicksten
Texas A&M University

 



Puerto Rico Trench

Amy Kennedy, Marine Mammal Observer
Center for Coastal Studies

Rebecca Lester, Marine Mammal Observer
Center for Coastal Studies

Uri ten Brink, Research Geologist
U. S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Field Center

 



Gulf of Mexico Deep Sea Biology

Shawn M. Arellano, Ph.D. Student
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Michael S. Berger, Ph.D. Candidate
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Craig Everroad, Ph.D. Candidate
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Erich Fleming, Ph.D. Candidate
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Jennifer Head, Ph.D. Candidate
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Ali Helms, Master’s Student
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Jessica A. Miller, Ph.D. Candidate
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Tracey Smart, Master’s Student
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Jule Schultz, Master’s Student
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Craig Young, Principle Investigator
University of Oregon

John J. Young, Master’s Student
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

Ahna VanGaest, Undergraduate Student
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
University of Oregon

 



Kick'em Jenny Volcano

Debby Kay, Web Coordinator
NOAA Research



Titanic

Roy Cullimore, PhD
Droycon Bioconcepts Inc.
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Lori Johnston
Droycon Bioconcepts Inc.
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Laura Rear, Knauss Sea Grant Fellow, Archaeology Program Assistant
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Jeremy B. Weirich, LTJG, Marine Archaeologist
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

 



Black Sea

Jeremy B. Weirich, LTJG, Marine Archaeologist
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

 



Quest for the Gaspee

Rod Mather, co-Chief Scientist
University of Rhode Island

John Jensen, co-Chief Scientist
Mystic Seaport Musesum

 



Arctic 2003

Larry Mayer, Chief Scientist
Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping
University of New Hampshire

 



Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Rachel Shackelford, Data Department Manager
Hawai`i Undersea Research Lab
University of Hawai`i at Manoa

 



U-166

Rob Church, co-Chief Scientist
C & C Technologies

Dan Warren, co-Chief Scientist
C & C Technologies

 



Aquarius

Various Girl Scouts of the USA