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Jim Cochran Dr. Jim Cochran, Principal Investigator
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Dr. Cochran is a marine geophysicist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. One of the main aspects of his research has been the use of gravity anomalies, small changes in the strength of the Earth’s gravity field, to look at the structure of the crust and upper mantle.
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Forn ariDr. Dan Fornari, Principal Investigator
Senior Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Dr. Fornari is interested in studying small volcanoes (seamounts) on the ocean floor and the volcanic and hydrothermal processes at the Mid-Ocean Ridge axis. He has worked extensively on studies of hydrothermal vents and related biological communities following underwater eruptions. He has also have been involved with improvements to the submersible Alvin and to remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and tethered vehicles operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
edwardsDr. Margo Edwards
University of Hawaii
mcgeeCaptain Tim McGee
hansDr. Hans Schouten
Geology and Geophysics
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dr. Hans Schouten is a Senior Scientist in the Geology and Geophysics Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Hans was born in Holland and attended school there, eventually earning a Ph.D. degree from the University of Utrecht. Read his interview »
BooneDr. Dana Yoerger
Deep Submergence Laboratory
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dana Yoerger is an Associate Scientist with tenure in the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). He is also the head of the Deep Submergence Laboratory (DSL). Read his interview »

Special Guests

stuermerDr. Daniel Stuermer
Director of Development
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

cabotLouis Cabot
WHOI Trustee
comerGary Comer
WHOI Guest
jamesRobert James
WHOI Trustee