Acknowledgements 2007

Contributors to Explorations and Projects

Exploring the Inner Space of the Celebes Sea 2007

Larry Madin
Senior Scientist and Acting Director of Research
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

William Hamner
Professor Emeritus
University of California, Los Angeles

Emory Kristof
National Geographic Society

Peggy Hamner
Staff Research Associate and Co-director, COSEE-West
University of California, Los Angeles

Gregory Stone
New England Aquarium

Talina Konotchick
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Filemon G. Romero
Mindanao State University Tawi-Tawi
World Wildlife Fund – Philippines

Caron De Mars
Environment, Science, and Technology Officer
U.S. Embassy, Manila

Gwen Noda
Program Coordinator, COSEE-West
University of California, Los Angeles

Cabell Davis
Senior Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Nick Loomis
Graduate Student, MIT
3D Optical Systems Group

Hildie Nacorda
Research/Technical Assistant
Marine Science Institute
University of the Philippines

Valeriano Borja
Marine Biologist
Oceanography Section, Marine Fisheries Research Division
National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI)
Bureau of Fish

Russ Hopcroft
Associate Professor
Institute of Marine Science
University of Alaska, Fairbankseries and Aquatic Resources Central Office

Joseph Christopher Rayos
Fishery Biologist
NFRDI, Philippines


New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2007

Bob Embley
Chief Scientist
Geophysicist
NOAA Vents Program, PMEL – Newport, Oregon

Cornel E.J. de Ronde
Geologist
GNS Science
Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Susan Merle
Senior Research Assistant
CIMRS Program, Oregon State University
NOAA Vents Program, PMEL

Kyle Carothers
Ocean Explorer Web Site Production Manager
NOAA, Office of Ocean Exploration

Edward T. Baker
Supervisory Oceanographer
NOAA Vents Program, PMEL – Seattle, Washington

Joe Resing
Chemical Oceanographer
JISAO, University of Washington
NOAA Vents Program, PMEL

Bryan W. Davy
Marine Geophysicist
GNS Science
Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Colin Devey
Chief Scientist
IFM-GEOMAR Quest 7 ROV Team


Okeanos Explorer: A New Paradigm for Exploration

Craig W. Russell
ERT, Inc./NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Catalina Martinez
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration


Expedition to the Deep Slope 2007

Chuck Fisher
Penn State University

Peter Girguis
Harvard University

Scott Wankel
Harvard University

Erik E. Cordes
Harvard University

Jesse L. Hunt, Jr.
Minerals Management Service
Gulf of Mexico Region

Jeremy Potter
NOAA Ocean Exploration

Bernie B. Bernard
TDI-Brooks International, Inc

Bill Shedd
Minerals Management Service

Stéphane Hourdez
Station Biologique de Roscoff
France

Harry Roberts
Louisiana State University

Erin Becker
Penn State University

Bob Carney
Louisiana State University

Ian R. MacDonald
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

Stephanie Lessard-Pilon
Penn State University

Matt Frye
Minerals Management Service

Julia Zekely
University of Vienna

Chris Kellogg
United States Geological Survey

LTJG James Brinkley
NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown

Nicole M. B. Morris
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Kate Segarra
University of Georgia


Cayman Islands Twilight Zone 2007

Marc Slattery
Department of Pharmacognosy
University of Mississippi

Deb Gochfeld
University of Mississippi

Julie Olson
University of Alabama

Michael Lesser
University of New Hampshire

Liz Kintzing
University of New Hampshire

Cristina Diaz
Museo Marino de Margarita, Venezuela

Julie Olson
University of Alabama

Beth Hines
Marine Science Teacher
Mountain Brook High School
Birmingham, Alabama


Cumberland Club 2007

Jennifer Hurst
Educator
Hampton Roads Naval Museum
Norfolk, Virginia

Gordon Calhoun
Historian/Daybook Editor
Hampton Roads Naval Museum