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Funding Source: Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)

Project Roster

Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C)

144 Research Team Members

Principal Investigator

Eric P. Chassignet
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Co-Principal Investigator

Amy Baco-Taylor
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Mark Allen Bourassa
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Jeffrey Paul Chanton
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Allan J. Clarke
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Felicia C Coleman
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Sergio deRada
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Sciences Branch
Patrick J. Hogan
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Lars Robert Hole
Norwegian Meteorological Institute
Department of Operational Oceanography and Marine Meteorology
David J. Hollander
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Markus Huettel
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Mohamed Iskandarani
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Wade H. Jeffrey
University of West Florida
Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation
Joel E. Kostka
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Villy Kourafalou
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Stanley D. Locker
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Ian MacDonald
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Allan G. Marshall
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Tina Miller-Way
Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)
Discovery Hall Programs
Steven L. Morey
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Christopher M. Reddy
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Coastal Ocean Institute and Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry
Lynn K. (Nick) Shay
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Richard A Snyder
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Eastern Shore Laboratory
Kevin Speer
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Robert Weisberg
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Nicolas Wienders
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Sherwood Wise, Jr.
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science

Program Manager / Technical Coordinator

Tracy A. Ippolito
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Outreach Point of Contact

Tracy A. Ippolito
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Research Scientist

Sandra Brooke
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Gregg R. Brooks
Eckerd College
Marine Science
Charles Cotton
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Knut-Frode Dagestad
Norwegian Meteorological Institute
Department of Operational Oceanography and Marine Meteorology
Dmitry Dukhovskoy
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Oscar Garcia-Pineda
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
James Gelsleichter
University of North Florida
Biology Department
Stephen Gosnell
City University of New York - Baruch College
Department of Natural Sciences
R. Dean Grubbs
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
David W. Hastings
Eckerd College
Marine Science
Mark E. Hay
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Biology
Albert C. Hine
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Benjamin Jaimes
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Matthieu Le Hénaff
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Yonggang Liu
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Jie Lu
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Amy McKenna
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
James Nienow
Valdosta State University
Department of Biology
Ryan P. Rodgers
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Panagiotis Velissariou
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Lianyuan Zheng
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science

Post-Doc

Huan Chen
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Yuri Corilo
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Xueju Lin
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Vladislav Lobodin
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Cedric Magen
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Vincent Perrot
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
David C. Podgorski
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Chris Roach
Florida State University
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute
Isabel C. Romero
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Patrick Schwing
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Yangxing Zheng
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Research Staff

Samantha Bosman
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Karen Busen
Tallahassee Community College
Andy Canion
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Anthony Diaz
Florida State University
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute
Catherine Hancock
Florida State University
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute
Christopher Hendrickson
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Eric Howarth
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Bryan Keller
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Sherwin Ladner
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Sciences Branch
Peter Lazarevich
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Chris Malinowski
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
Kala Marks
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Nicole Martin
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Ryan McKenzie
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Alejandra Mickle
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Joseph Moss
University of West Florida
Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation
Paula Tamaddoni-Jahromi
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Jonathan Ubnoske
Florida State University
Department of Mathematics
Alexandra Valente
Eckerd College
Marine Science
Stephen Van Gorder
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Brian Wells
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science

Data Team

Jeff Donovan
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Jonas Gros
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Environmental Chemistry Modeling Laboratory
Tracy A. Ippolito
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Chris Malinowski
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
Michael McDonald
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Kris Suchdeve
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Outreach Team

Felicia C Coleman
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Rachel Gamble
Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)
Education & Outreach
Tracy A. Ippolito
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Tina Miller-Way
Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)
Discovery Hall Programs
Kris Suchdeve
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Administrative Staff

Cynthia Hunt
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science

GoMRI Scholar

Aisha Agbali
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Aaron Avery
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Matthew Clark
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Jarrett Cruz
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Samira Daneshgar-Asl
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Bryan Davis
University of West Florida
Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation
Rafael Goncalves
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Chris Hagan
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Alexandra Harper
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Katelyn Houghton
University of West Florida
Department of Biology
Josette Hutcheson
University of West Florida
Department of Biology
Johanna Imhoff
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
John Kaba
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Arianne Leary
University of North Florida
Biology Department
Alejandra Mickle
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Tam Nguyen
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Marie Peterson
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Bianca Prohaska
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
Brian Ruddy
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Ryan Schuster
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Arvind Shantharam
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Boryoung Shin
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Elizabeth Simons
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Xiaoxu Sun
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Sarah Tominack
University of West Florida
Department of Biology
Shitao Wang
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Brian Wells
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Olmo Zavala-Romero
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Graduate Student - PhD Level

Samira Daneshgar-Asl
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Lindsey Dornberger
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Shane Dunn
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Rafael Goncalves
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Alexandra Harper
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Johanna Imhoff
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
Chris Malinowski
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
Alejandra Mickle
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Brian Moe
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Will Overholt
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Bianca Prohaska
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
Steven Rowland
Florida State University
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Arvind Shantharam
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Mauricio Silva-Aguilara
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Shitao Wang
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Graduate Student - Master's Level

Jarrett Cruz
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Nine Hedrickson
University of West Florida
Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation
Caroline Johansen
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Katelyn Knight
University of West Florida
Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation
Chris Malinowski
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
Ryan McKenzie
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Mariah Pfleger
University of West Florida
Department of Biology
Shannon Rolfe
University of Central Florida
Department of Biology
John Steffen
Florida State University
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Shitao Wang
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
John Whalen
University of North Florida
Department of Biology - Coastal Biology Program

Undergraduate Student

Tessa Bartges
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Gabrielle Brooks
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Jared Butts
Florida State University
College of Engineering
Graham Desermia
Florida State University
College of Engineering
Nicolas Douglas
Florida State University
College of Engineering
John Easton
Florida State University
College of Engineering
Travis Ferguson
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Emily Goetz
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory
Samantha Goode
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Andres Isern
Florida State University
College of Engineering
Logan Krajewski
Florida State University
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Nicholas Lopez
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Nicandro Mandujano
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Christine Palmer
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Haley Ramirez
Eckerd College
Marine Science
Jordan Rasmussen
Florida State University
College of Engineering
Nicola Zenzola
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
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This research was made possible by a grant from BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.
www.gulfresearchinitiative.org