Coral Reef Ecosystem Program Contact Information

Updated 10/13/2016

NOAA IRC
Attn: NMFS/PIFSC/ESD/Coral Reef Ecosystem
1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: (808) 725-5360

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Management Team

Benthic Ecology and Monitoring Team

  • Dr. Bernardo Vargas-Ángel - Coral Ecologist, Team Lead (J)
  • Hatsue Bailey - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Marie Ferguson - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Dr. Brett Schumacher - Coral Reef Researcher (J)
  • Dr. Dione Swanson - Coral Reef Researcher (J)

Data Management Team

  • Troy Kanemura - Data Management Administrator, Team Lead (J)
  • Nicole Kamalu - Student (J)
  • Suraj Mehta - Student (J)
  • Kevin Trick - Data Management Specialist (J)

Ecospatial Information Team

  • Annette DesRochers - Information Services Manager, Team Lead (acting) (J)
  • LTJG Kristin Raja - NOAA Corps Officer
  • Tomoko Acoba - Geographic Information Systems Coordinator (J)
  • Michael Akridge - Website Administration & Database Assistant (J)
  • Kenneth Bwy - Marine Technician (J)
  • Carla Esquivel - Seafloor Video Analyst (J)
  • Frances Lichowski - Senior Seabed Mapping Specialist (J)
  • Liana Roberson - Optical Mapping Associate (J)
  • Rhonda Suka - Optical Mapping Specialist (J)
  • Dr. Mariska Weijerman - Coral Ecology Researcher (J)

Fish Ecology and Monitoring Team

  • Dr. Ivor Williams - Research Fish Biologist, Team Lead
  • Jacob Asher - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Paula Ayotte - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Dr. Kelvin Gorospe - Reef Fish Researcher (J)
  • Andrew Gray - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Dr. Adel Heenan - Supervisory Reef Fish Researcher (J)
  • Kevin Lino - Marine Ecosystems Research Coordinator (J)
  • Kaylyn McCoy - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Dr. Jill Zamzow - Senior Reef Fish Researcher (J)

International Capacity Building Team

  • Dr. Supin Wongbusarakum - International Programs Manager, Team Lead (J)
  • Amanda Dillon - Graphic Artist/Publishing Specialist (J)
  • Rollan Geronimo - Oceanographer (UH)
  • Megan Moews-Asher - Marine Ecosystems Project Coordinator (J)
  • Max Sudnovsky - Marine Ecosystems Operations Coordinator (J)
  • Pearl Trick - UH Volunteer (J)

Ocean and Climate Change Team

  • Dr. Thomas Oliver - Ocean Acidification Program Manager, Team Lead (J)
  • Andrew Graham - Research Associate (J)
  • Melanie Keliʻipuleole - Student (J)
  • Noah Pomeroy - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Kerry Reardon - Marine Ecosystems Research Coordinator (J)
  • Molly Timmers - Marine Ecosystems Research Project Manager (J)
  • Roberto Venegas - Research Oceanographer and Data Analyst (J)
  • Charles Young - Oceanographer (J)

Operations and Marine Debris Team

  • James Morioka - Operations Manager, Team Lead (J)
  • Joao Garriques - Marine Ecosystems Research Specialist (J)
  • Kevin O'Brien - Field Logistics Specialist (J)
  • Tate Wester - Field Logistics Specialist (J)

Notes:
(C) - denotes contractor
(J) - denotes Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) employee
(UH) - denotes University of Hawaii student