Acknowledgements 2004

Contributors to Explorations and Projects

Estuary to the Abyss

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

Mark A. Mitchell
Assistant Professor and Director
Louisiana State University Wildlife Hospital

Kelly Filer
Graduate Student
College of Charleston

Fred Andrus
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Alabama

Taylor Heyl
Vent Biologist

Ken MacDonald
Professor, Marine Geophysics
University of California, Santa Barbara

Jason Meyer
Graduate Student
University of South Carolina

Joe Resing
Chemical Oceanographer

Paul Schroeder
Chief Engineer
RV Thompson

Sharon Walker
Oceanographer
NOAA Vents Program, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

Sarah White
Undergraduate Student
University of California, Santa Barbara

Scott “Captain Magneto” White
Marine Geologist and Magnetic Personality


Florida Coast Deep Corals 2004

Sandra Brooke, Ph.D.
University of Oregon

R. Grant Gilmore, Jr., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Estuarine, Coastal and Ocean Science, Inc.

Jerry Harasewych, Ph.D.
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Charles Messing
Professor Oceanography
Oceanographic Center
NOVA Southeastern University

Cheryl Morrison
Biologist
USGS-BRD, Leetown Science Center, Aquatic Ecology Branch

Julie Olson
University of Alabama

Valerie Paul, Ph.D.

John Reed
Senior Scientist
Division of Biomedical Marine Research (DBMR)
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution (HBOI)

Cindy Renkas
Web Coordinator

Raphael Ritson-Williams

Will Schroeder, Ph.D.
Professor, Marine Science
Senior Marine Scientist
University of Alabama/Dauphin Island Sea Lab

James Thomas, Ph.D.
Professor; Fulbright Scholar,
AAAS Science Fellow
Invertebrate Biology/Biological Oceanography
Nova Oceanographic Center

Doug Weaver, M. Sc.
Research/GIS Specialist
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary


Life on the Edge 2004

Tara L. Casazza
Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Reneé Green
Educator at Sea

Barb Lubinski
Biologist
U.S. Geological Survey
Leetown Science Center

Jennie McClain
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Dr. Cheryl Morrison
Biologist
USGS-BRD, Leetown Science Center, Aquatic Ecology Branch

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

Melissa L. Partyka
Ecologist, GIS-Specialist
Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina – Wilmington
Research Technician

Andrea M. Quattrini
Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington

J Murray Roberts
Marine Biologist
Scottish Association for Marine Science

Steve W. Ross,
Chief Scientist/Lead PI Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Wilmington and US Geological Survey

Bob Schwartz
Web Coordinator
NOAA Public Affairs


Operation Deep Scope 2004

Aric Anderson
Captain - R/V Seward Johnson
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Jon Cohen, Ph.D.
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Tamara Frank, Ph.D.
Biological Oceanographer
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Lee Frey
Ocean Engineer
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Susan Gottfried
Planning Systems, Inc./NOAA Coastal Data Development Center

Sönke Johnsen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Duke University

Karen Konzen
Research Assistant
University of Florida

Justin Marshall, Ph.D.
Marine Biologist
Vision Touch and Hearing Research Centre
QBI, University of Queensland
Australia

Mikhail V. Matz, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Erika Heine Raymond
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Ocean Research and Conservation Association, Ft. Pierce, FL

Dan Speiser
Duke University

Edith A. Widder, PhD
Senior Scientist
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution


North Atlantic Stepping Stones 2004

Jess Adkins
California Institute of Technology

Peter Auster
Fish Biologist
University of Connecticut

Mercer Brugler
Graduate Student
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Paula M. Carlton
Teacher at Sea
Hickory Middle School
Chesapeake, VA

Scott C. France
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Allen Gontz
University of Massachusetts

Sarah L'Heureux
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Susan Mills
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Brennan Phillips
Institute for Exploration

Dan Scheirer
US Geological Survey

Timothy Shank
Co-Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Anne Simpson
Graduate Student
University of Maine - Darling Marine Center

Les Watling
Benthic Ecologist
University of Maine

Rhian Waller
Postdoctoral Fellow
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Pete Wiley
Web Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration


The Lost City 2004

Robert Ballard, PhD
University of Rhode Island
Co-Chief Scientist

William (Billy) J. Brazelton
Ph.D Oceanography Student
University of Washngton

Kate Buckman
Graduate Student
WHOI/MIT Joint Program in Oceanography

David A. Butterfield
JISAO, University of Washington

Dwight F. Coleman
Director of Research
Institute for Exploration
Mystic Aquarium

Gretchen Früh-Green
Senior Research Scientist
ETH-Zürich. Switzerland

Dr. Peter Girguis
Geomicrobiologist

Deborah Glickson
Geologist
Ph.D Student

Jeffrey Karson
Professor
Duke University

Deborah Kelley, PhD
University of Washington
Co-Chief Scientist

Dr. Marvin Lilley
Professor
University of Washington
School of Oceanography

Kristin Ludwig
Graduate student
University of Washington

Dr. Tim Shank
Marine Biologist

Deb Zeyen


The Hidden Ocean, Arctic 2004

Bodil Bluhm
Research Assistant Professor
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Joe Caba
ROV Pilot

Elizabeth Calvert
Ice Diver

LT Kenneth Eller
Healy Helicopter Pilot

Kelley Elliott
Web Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Rolf Gradinger
University of Alaska Fairbanks
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Russ Hopcroft
Associate Professor
Institute of Marine Science
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Katrin Iken
Assistant Professor and scientific diver
University of Alaska Fairbanks

LTJG Taggart Irwin
Damage Control Assistant

Ian MacDonald
Professor of Environmental Science
Texas A&M University
Corpus Christi

Mette Nielson
Sea-Ice Biologist
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Jeremy Potter
Mission Coordinator
NOAA Ocean Exploration

Jenny Purcell
Western Washington University
Shannon Point Marine Center

Kevin A. Raskoff
Biologist
California State University, Monterey Bay

Michael Vecchione
NMFS National Systematics Lab.
Smithsonian Institution

Terry Whitledge
Chemical and Biological Oceanographer
University of Alaska, Fairbanks


Submarine Ring of Fire 2004

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

Dave Butterfield, Chemical Oceanographer
JISAO Program, University of Washington
NOAA Vents Program, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

Bill Chadwick, Geologist
CIMRS Program, Oregon State University
NOAA Vents Program, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

Cornel E.J. de Ronde, Geologist
Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences (GNS)
Lower Hutt, New Zealand

John Dower, Fisheries Oceanographer
University of Victoria, Canada

Bob Embley, Chief Scientist
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
NOAA Vents Program

Kim Juniper, Biologist
University of Quebec, Montreal

John Lupton, Oceanographer
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), NOAA

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

Anna Metaxas, Assistant Professor, Department of Oceanography
Dalhousie University

Craig L. Moyer, Associate Professor, Biology Department
Western Washington University

Bob Stern, Professor, Geosciences Department
University of Texas at Dallas

Verena Tunnicliffe, Canada Research Chair in Deep Oceans
Professor, University of Victoria, Canada


Hunt for the USS Alligator

Rick Yorczyk
Archaeological Program Analyst
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration


Deep Water Macroalgal Meadows 2004

Heather Spalding
Chief Scientist
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Sadie Mossman
Biology Teacher
King Kekaulike High School


Search for the USS 0-9

Rick Yorczyk
Archaeological Program Analyst
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration