Katie first sailed with the OOI Cabled Array team on VISIONS’14 as an undergraduate participant. Throughout her time as an undergraduate she worked with the team preparing for cruises, creating documentation, and refurbing instruments. Her undergraduate thesis focused on the megafuanal benthic community at Southern Hydrate Ridge using imagery collected during VISIONS’11. After graduating in 2017 she joined the team as a research scientist expanding her work with the group to include assisting with QA/QC efforts and mentoring new undergraduate assistants.
Past Program Director and Principal Investigator