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CavanaughColleen M. Cavanaugh
Harvard University


CollierRobert William Collier
Oregon State University
fornariDaniel Fornari
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
GallantRachel M. Gallant
University of New Hampshire
GoffrediShana Kaye Goffredi
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
gotzDorothee Gotz
Portland State University
GreenDarryl Green
Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
hallJenney Hall
Louisiana State University
Susan Humphris
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Marine geochemist Susan Humphris researches the geology of the mid-ocean ridge. Fifteen years ago she helped to discover hydrothermal vents in the Atlantic Ocean. Here in the Indian Ocean, she’s excited to see what she will find next. Read her interview »
kunzigRobert John Kunzig
Discover Magazine
LilleyMarvin D. Lilley
University of Washington
McKinessZoe McKiness
Harvard University Graduate Student
Zoe McKiness is 24 years old and one of the youngest members of the science team researching hydrothermal vents in the Indian Ocean. Zoe is in the department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology.
Read her interview »
MeredithCharlotte Meredith
Oregon State University
OlsonEric J. Olson
University of Washington
PhilleyJessie Viola Philley
Portland University

Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Portland State University
Microbiologist Anna-Louise Reysenbach studies thermophiles -- microscopic bacteria that thrive in the hot temperatures at hydrothermal vents. Anna-Louise grew up in South Africa and moved to the United States in 1988 at age 27. She teaches microbiology at Portland State University in Oregon. Read her interview »

shankTimothy M. Shank
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Cindy Lee Van Dover
Cindy Van Dover, the Chief Scientist of this expedition, is a biology professor at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She is an expert on hydrothermal vent ecology. In the Indian Ocean she is researching the biogeography of vent faunas, or animals. Read her interview »
Von DammKaren L. Von Damm
University of New Hampshire
WonYong-Jin Won
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
YoungCurtis Robert Young, III
University of California, Santa Cruz, & MBARI
SimoneauAmy Simoneau
SimsDave Sims