More Ocean Careers

Learn what it's like at sea with this collection of interviews from participants in Ocean Explorer research expeditions. We have organized on this single page all interviews conducted over the years to introduce you to other professions that may not have been covered in as much detail in our OceanAGE Careers section. Click on the links below for an interview with these ocean explorers.

NOTE: You may need to scroll down the page in order to locate the interview.

 

 


 

William Hugo Amaru

Captain William Hugo Amaru
Commercial Fisherman
Owner/Captain, F/V Joanne All

 

 


 

Dr. Peter Auster

Dr. Peter Auster
Science Director National Undersea Research Center
University of Connecticut at Avery Point

 

 


 

Ivar G. Babb

Ivar G. Babb
Director, National Undersea Research Center
North Atlantic and the Great Lakes Regions

 

 


 

Wayne Allen Bailey

Wayne Allen Bailey
Bosun
R/V Atlantis

 

 



 

Bobbie Bixler

Bobbie Bixler
Chief Steward
R/V Seward Johnson

 

 



 

Mercer Brugler

Mercer Brugler
Graduate Student
College of Charleston

 

 



 

Captain Gary Chiljean

Captain Gary Chiljean
Master, R/V Atlantis
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

 



 

Tom Cole

Tom Cole
Videographer
PBS, Ecology Channel

 

 



 

Tom Cole

Mitzi Crane
Chief Mate
R/V Atlantis

 

 



 

Mark Doerries

Mark Doerries
Undergraduate Student
College of William and Mary

 

 



 

Holly Donovan

Holly Donovan
5th-grade Teacher
Robert Hunter Elementary, Flemington, New Jersey

 

 



 

Gavin Eppard

Gavin Eppard
Mechanical Techniciann
Alvin Group, R/V Atlantis

 

 



 

Phil Forte

Phil Forte
Graduate Student
University of South Carolina

 

 



 

Dudley Foster

Dudley Foster
Expedition Leader/Senior Alvin Pilot
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

 



 

Dr. Barun Sen Gupta

Dr. Barun Sen Gupta
Henry V. Howe Professor of Geology
Louisiana State University

 

 



 

Dr. Barbara Hecker

Dr. Barbara Hecker
Marine Ecological Consultant and Lecturer
Boston University Marine Program

 

 



 

Erika Heine

Erika Heine
Graduate Student
Johns Hopkins University / Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

 

 



 

Ralph van Hoek
Captain
R/V Seward Johnson

 

 



 

Katie Knick

Katie Knick
Graduate Student, Biology Program
The College of William and Mary

 

 



 

Wesley Knight

Wesley Knight
Chief Engineer
R/V Seward Johnson

 

 



 

Grant Law

Grant Law
Graduate Student, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University

 

 



 

Ilya Nikanorov

Ilya Nikanorov
Senior Marine Technician, Marine Technology Group
University of Miami

 

 



 

Rose Petrecca

Rose Petrecca
Benthic Ecologist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

 



 

Tara Peterson Pitts

Tara Peterson Pitts
Research Specialist
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

 

 



 

Shana Rapoport

Shana Rapoport
Graduate Student, Biology Program
The College of William and Mary

 

 



 

Laura Rear

Laura Rear
Knauss Sea Grant Marine Policy Fellow
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

 

 



Christie Robinson

Christie Robinson
Undergraduate Student
University of South Carolina Honors College

 

 


Mary Scranton

Mary Scranton
Chemical Oceanographer
State University of New York at Stony Brook

 

 



 

George Silva

George Silva
Captain, R/V Atlantis
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

 

 



 

Dave Sims

Dave Sims
SSSG Technician
R/V Atlantis

 

 



 

LaVern Taylor

LaVern Taylor
Senior Marine Technician
University of Miami

 

 



 

Joe Vitale

Joe Vitale
Senior Marine Technician, Marine Technology Group
University of Miami

 

 



 

Les Watling

Les Watling
Chief Scientist, Darling Marine Research Center
University of Maine

 

 



 

Dr. Robin Willoughby

Dr. Robin Willoughby
Research Scientist
Division of Biomedical Marine Research Invertebrate Laboratory
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution