Meet the Team

The Tonga Trench Expedition team is led by graduate students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and is comprised of scientists from Scripps and collaborating from universities and organizations. This expedition is unique in that a group of donor volunteers will join the journey to experience the excitement of scientific exploration and discovery first-hand.

 

SCIENTISTS AND STUDENTS:

 

Rosa Leon

Chief Scientist, Marine Biology Graduate Student
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Jenan Kharbush

Co-Chief Scientist, Marine Chemistry Graduate Student

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Lihini Aluwihare

Associate Professor of Geosciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Ulisses Barraza

Undergraduate Student
UCLA

 

David Barclay

Marine Physical Laboratory
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

 

Doug Bartlett

Professor of Marine Microbial Genetics
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Fabrizia Foglia

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Chemistry

University College London

 

Rachael Hazael

Research Associate

Department of Chemistry

University College London

 

Logan Peoples

Marine Microbiology Graduate Student
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Greg Rouse

Professor of Marine Biology
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

 

Mike Shepard

Designer Engineer, Remote Imaging Department

National Geographic Society

 

 

 VOLUNTEER RESEARCHERS:

 

 

Stephen Strachan

Director’s Cabinet Chair

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

 

Julia Brown

Director’s Cabinet Vice Chair

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Craig Brown

 

 

Erin Brown

 

 

 

Stuart Krantz

Executive Director of Development
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

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