Acknowledgements 2011

Contributors to Explorations and Projects

Bermuda Deep Water Caves 2011: Dives of Discovery

Tom Iliffe
Director, Marine Biospeleology Lab
Texas A&M University

Jill Heinerth
Underwater Videographer

Steve Blasco
Marine Engineering Geophysicist
Geological Survey of Canada

Brian Kakuk
Founder/Director
Bahamas Caves Research Foundation

Paul Heinerth
Weeki Wachee Karst Project

Brett Gonzalez
Field Technician, Marine Biospeleology Lab
Texas A&M University at Galveston

Nic Alvarado
Expedition Coordinator
NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Robbie Smith
Curator
Bermuda Natural History Museum


Exploring the Hidden World of the Maritime Maya 2011

Jeffrey B. Glover, Ph.D
Department of Anthropology

Dominique Rissolo, Ph.D., RPA
Waitt Institute

Derek Smith
PhD Student, Department of Biology
University of Washington

Patricia Beddows
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Northwestern University

Beverly Goodman
Assistant Professor, Leon Charney School of Marine Sciences
University of Haifa


Okeanos Explorer: Galápagos Rift Expedition 2011

Jeremy Potter
Expedition Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Tim Shank
Associate Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Jim Holden
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Scott White
Associate Professor
University of South Carolina

Bob Embley
Geophysicist
NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

Ed Baker
Supervisory Oceanographer
NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

Lonny Lippsett
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Dave Lovalvo
ROV Operations Coordinator
NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program

Meme Lobecker
Physical Scientist/Hydrographer
NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program

James Connors
Web Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Catriona Munro
WHOI Exploration Command Center

Santiago Herrera
WHOI Exploration Command Center

Taylor Heyl Muric
WHOI Exploration Command Center

Colleen Peters
Senior Survey Technician

Elaine Stuart
Senior Survey Technician
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

Mashkoor Malik
Physical Scientist
NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, OER

Coquille Rex
IDES Program Participant
Oregon State University/Linn Benton Community College


Okeanos Explorer: Mid-Cayman Rise Expedition 2011

Kelley Elliott
Expedition Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Chris German
Science Team Lead/Senior Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Professor Paul Tyler
Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences
University of Southampton, UK

Julie A. Huber, PhD
Assistant Scientist
Marine Biological Laboratory

Julie Meyer, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Marine Biological Laboratory

Mike Cheadle
Geophysicist
University of Wyoming

Barbara John
Geologist
University of Wyoming

Jeffrey Seewald
Senior Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

LTJG Matt O'Leary
Navigation Officer
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

Catalina Martinez
Rhode Island Reginal Manager
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration & Research

Keeley Belva
Public Affairs Officer
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration & Research

Diva Amon
Deep Sea Biologist
University of Southampton

Elaine Stuart
Senior Survey Technician
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

Jill McDermott
Chemical Oceanography PhD student
MIT-WHOI Joint Program


Okeanos Explorer: Gulf of Mexico Expedition 2011

Mashkoor Malik
Expedition Coordinator
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Dr. Tom Weber
Science Lead
University of New Hampshire, CCOM

Bill Shedd
BOEMRE


New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration 2011

Katherine Croff Bell, PhD
Vice President and Chief Scientist,
E/V Nautilus Exploration Program,
Ocean Exploration Trust

Alexandra Bell Witten
Director of Programs and
Coordinator of Outreach/Media,
E/V Nautilus Exploration Program,
Ocean Exploration Trust


Exploring the Submerged New World

J.M. Adovasio
Expedition Principal Investigator
Mercyhurst College

C. Andrew Hemmings
Expedition Principal Investigator
Mercyhurst College


Deep-Water Mid-Atlantic Canyons Exploration 2011

Steve W. Ross, Ph.D
Research Professor
UNC-W, Center for Marine Science

Sandra Brooke, Ph.D
Director of Coral Conservation
Marine Conservation Institute

Rod Mather, Ph.D
Professor
University of Rhode Island


Ocean Exploration on the Reefs of Palau

Marc Slattery
Principal Investigator
University of Mississippi