Category: Visions 14

Mitch Elend

Mitchell Elend is an Oceanographer in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. He spent several years in the Coast Guard

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Ed McNichol

Ed McNichol is a communications professional with 30+ years of global video expertise. He is an avid scuba diver and Divemaster based in Seattle. He combines both of these interests through his work designing, building and operating sophisticate

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Rick Berg

Rick Berg is a graduate student studying marine geochemistry at the University of Washington. In Dr. Evan Solomonís lab at the UW, his research is focused on biogeochemical cycling, gas hydrate dynamics, and fluid flow in marine sediments

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Julie Nelson

My name is Julie Nelson. I am a full time faculty member in the Math/Science Division Grays Harbor College, a small community college located in Aberdeen WA.

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Quae Atwood

I am a third year-student student majoring Electrical Engineering and minoring in Computer Systems at Western Washington University. Although I am studying technology, I have always enjoyed a fascination for biology. Being a long time surfer and

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Tracie Barry

Tracie Barry has a passion for the natural world encompassed by her philosophy to “always look down.” As an amateur geologist and an avid hiker, she finds herself constantly awed by the treasures that abound in Washington State, both

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Ian Black

I am a senior in Earth Sciences at Oregon State University. Through a rad internship offered by OSU and OOI, I have been given the opportunity to hop aboard the Thompson this summer and to experience science in action. Having spent the last few

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Erin Haphey

I am a senior Oceanography and Marine Biology student at the University of Washington. This is my first research cruise and I am very excited in learning about the biology and physical aspects of the hydrothermal locations, along with the tech u

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Jessie Hild

I am going to enter my 2nd year at UW this coming fall and although I am officially an undeclared major, I am incredibly interested in oceanography, biology, and geology. I am an outdoor enthusiast and I am incredibly captivated by natural proce

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Khadijah Homolka

I am currently a senior in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences (ESS) working towards a geobiology degree. Since the end of my sophomore year, I have been conducting non-traditional isotope geochemistry research in ESS looking at  Mg,

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