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12 August 2003

Autonomous Ocean Sampling Network
Media contacts for Monterey Bay 2003 experiment

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California Institute of Technology

Dynamical systems modeling


California Polytechnic State University

Bioluminescence sensors; autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) observations, optics and bioluminescence


Harvard University

Numerical ocean modeling / mesoscale circulation


Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Project coordination, definition, infrastructure, floats, Lagrangian drifters, AUV & mooring observations, hosting; bioluminescence program

Debbie Meyer, (831) 775-1807

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Numerical ocean modeling / atmospheric forcing

Alan Buis, (818) 354-0474

Naval Postgraduate School 

Surface currents / sea surface fields / subsurface fields (aircraft, high-frequency radar, unmanned underwater vehicle measurements)

John Sanders, (831) 656-3346

Naval Research Laboratory  Stennis Space Center

Numerical ocean modeling / small scale dispersion

Becky Rotundo, (228) 688-5328

Naval Research Laboratory Monterey

Atmospheric forcing / targeted observations


Office of Naval Research Primary funding agency, Grant # N00014-02-1-0856 Jennifer Huergo, (703) 696-0950

Princeton University

Glider dynamics, control, adaptive sampling

Steven Schultz, (609) 258-5729
Patty Allen, 609-258-6108

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Deep gliders, floats

Cindy Clark or Mario Aguilera
(858) 534-3624

University California at Santa Barbara

Bioluminescence sensors


University California at Santa Cruz

Ship hydrographic survey

Tim Stephens, (831) 459-4352

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Physical observations / glider network

Shelley Dawicki, (508) 289-2270