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Smithsonian Marine Research Scientists

Ken Clifton using underwater computerNATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

ANTHROPOLOGY
Josh Bell - Anthropologist – bellja[at]si.edu
William Fitzhugh - Archeologist  – fitzhugh[at]si.edu
Igor Krupnik - Anthropologist – krupniki[at]si.edu
Torben C. Rick - archaeobiology - rickt[at]si.edu
Dennis Stanford - Anthropologist – stanford[at]si.edu>


BOTANY
Maria Faust - Emeritus, marine dinoflagellates - faustm
[at]si.edu
James Norris - Emeritus, benthic marine algae - norrisj[at]si.edu

INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
Steve Cairns - coral - cairnss
[at]si.edu
Kristian Fauchald - polychaete worms - fauchald
[at]si.edu
Jerry Harasewych - deep sea mollusks - Harasewych[at]si.edu

Nancy Knowlton - Sant Chair in Marine Science, shrimps, corals - knowlton
[at]si.edu
Rafael Lemaitre - decapod crustaceans - lemaitrr
[at]si.edu
Christopher Meyer - gastropods - meyerc
[at]si.edu
Jon Norenburg - nemertean worms - norenbur
[at]si.edu
Dave Pawson - echinoderms - pawsond
[at]si.edu
Clyde Roper - Emeritus, Cephalopoda - roperc
[at]si.edu
Klaus Ruetzler - CCRE and sponges - ruetzler
[at]si.edu
Ellen Strong - gastropods - stronge
[at]si.edu

MINERAL SCIENCES
Richard Fiske - Emeritus, submarine volcanology - fisker
[at]si.edu

PALEOBIOLOGY
Marty Buzas - Emeritus, foraminiferan
populations - buzasm[at]si.edu
Lee-Ann Hayek - mathematical statistician - hayekl[at]si.edu

Doug Erwin - permian gastropods – erwind[at]si.edu
Brian Huber - paleoceanography – huberb[at]si.edu
Gene Hunt - fossil and recent ostracodes, especially deep sea – hunte[at]si.edu
Ian Macintyre - Emeritus, coral reef geology - macintyr[at]si.edu
Nicholas Pyenson - fossil marine mammals – pyensonn[at]si.edu
Daniel Stanley - marine geology of deltas - stanleyd[at]si.edu
Marguerite Toscano - coral reef & mangrove paleogeology; sea level change - toscanom[at]si.edu
Peter Wagner - paleozoic molluscs – wagnerpj[at]si.edu

VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
Carole Baldwin - marine fishes
- baldwinc[at]si.edu
Helen James - seabirds - jamesh[at]si.edu
G. David Johnson - marine fishes -johnsond[at]si.edu
James G. Mead - Emeritus, marine mammals - meadj[at]si.edu
Lynne R. Parenti - curator - parentil[at]si.edu
Charley Potter - marine mammals - potterc[at]si.edu
Victor Springer - Emeritus, marine fishes - springer[at]si.edu
James Tyler - Emeritus, marine fishes - tylerj[at]si.edu

SMITHSONIAN ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH CENTER

Denise Breitburg - estuarine food web ecology - breitburgd[at]si.edu
Bert Drake - tidal marsh plant physiology – drakeb[at]si.edu
Emmett Duffy - marine biodiversity and marine ecology – duffye[at]si.edu
Candy Feller - mangrove ecology - felleri[at]si.edu
Charles Gallegos - phytoplankton blooms - gallegosc
[at]si.edu
Cindy Gilmour - wetland and estuarine mercury cycling - gilmourc
[at]si.edu
Anson Hines - marine crustacean ecology - hinesa
[at]si.edu
Tom Jordan - estuarine & wetland nutrient biogeochemistry - jordanth
[at]si.edu
Melissa McCormick - tidal marsh plant ecology – mccormickm[at]si.edu
Patrick Megonigal - mangrove and tidal marsh biogeochemistry megonigal[at]si.edu
Whitman Miller - ocean acidification – millerw[at]si.edu
Patrick Neale - phytoplankton & UV radiation - nealep[at]si.edu
Olav Oftedal - Emeritus, marine mammals - oftedalo[at]si.edu
Richard Osman - marine invertebrate ecology - osmanr
[at]si.edu
Gregory Ruiz - invasive species - ruizg
[at]si.edu
Donald Weller - land-water interactions & submerged aquatic vegetation– wellerd[at]si.edu
Dennis Whigham - mangrove and tidal marsh ecosystem ecology - whighamd[at]si.edu

SMITHSONIAN TROPICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Andrew Altieri - marine community ecology and conservation- altieria[at]si.edu
John H. Christy - intertidal crabs - christyj[at]si.edu
Rachel Collin - marine gastropods - collinr
[at]si.edu
Héctor Guzmán - corals - guzmanh
[at]si.edu
Harilaos Lessios - echinoderms - lessiosh[at]si.edu
D. Ross Robertson - marine fishes - drr[at]stri.org
Mark Torchin - marine parasites - torchinm
[at]si.edu

NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK

Robert Fleischer - genetics of marine vertebrates and parasites, fleischerr[at]si.edu
Mary Hagedorn - fish and coral physiology - hagedornm[at]si.edu

Mike Henley - invertebrates – henleym[at]si.edu
Alan Peters - invertebrates – petersam[at]si.edu

SMITHSONIAN MARINE STATION

Valerie Paul - marine chemical ecology - paul[at]si.edu
Mary E. Rice - Emeritus, Senior Scientist Emeritus, sipunculan worms, rice[at]si.edu

National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA

Allen Collins - marine invertebrates, collinsa[at]si.edu
Bruce Collette - marine fishes, collettb[at]si.edu
Tomas Munroe - marine fishes, munroet[at]si.edu
Martha Nizinski - deep-sea corals, crustaceans - nizinski[at]si.edu
Michael Vecchione - cephalopods, vecchionem[at]si.edu


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