2014 Team

Expedition Leader

Sue Natali

Assistant Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

 

Scientists

Heather Alexander

Assistant Professor, University of Texas Brownsville

John Schade

Associate Professor, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

Alexander Kholodov

Research Scientist, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Valentin Spektor

Research Scientist, Melnikov Permafrost Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Yakutsk, Siberia

Mike Loranty

Mike Loranty

Assistant Professor, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York

 

Students

Varvara Andreeva

Varvara Andreeva

* Returning student
BS, Northeast Federal University (Russia), 2013

Homero Pena

Homero Pena

BS, University of Texas-Brownsville, expected ??

Megan Behnke

Megan Behnke

BA, St. Olaf College, expected 2016

Oshurkova Igorevna

Viktoria Oshurkova

* Graduate student
PhD, Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, expected ??

Craig Connolly

Craig Connolly

* Returning student
BA, College of the Holy Cross, 2013

McKenzie Kuhn

McKenzie Kuhn

BA, Wheaton College, expected 2015

Salvatore Rex Curasi

Salvatore Rex Curasi

BA, Colgate University, expected 2015

Erika Ramos

Erika Ramos

BS, University of Texas-Brownsville, expected ??

Sam Dunn

Sam Dunn

* Graduate student
* Returning student
BA, St. Olaf College, 2011
PhD, Colorado State University, expected 2016

Seth Spawn

Seth Spawn

* Returning student
BA, St. Olaf College, expected 2014

Jessica Eason

Jessica Eason

BA, Brown University, 2014

Julian Theberge

Julian Theberge

BS, Western Washington University, expected ??

Travis Drake

Nigel Golden

BS, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, expected ??

Nikolai Torgorvkin

Nickolai Torgovkin

* Graduate student
* Returning student
Melnikov Permafrost Institute

Luis Grullon

Luis Ramon Weber Grullon

BS & BA, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, expected ??

Aaron White

Aaron White

* Graduate student
* Returning student
BS, University of Minnesota, 2012
MS, University of Texas Brownsville, expected 2014

Peter Han

Peter Han

* Returning student
BS, SUNY ESF, expected 2015

 

Research Staff

Greg Fiske

GIS Manager, Woods Hole Research Center

 

Photographer and Outreach Coordinator

Chris Linder

Senior Fellow, International League of Conservation Photographers

 

K-12 Teacher

John Wood

Talbert Middle School, Fountain Valley, California

 

Physicians

Dr. Stuart Harris

Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Dr. Michael Scott Vander Meulen

Massachusetts General Hospital