Susan Shaw

Dr. Susan D. Shaw is recognized for her landmark research on chemical contamination in marine mammals

Cindy Lee Van Dover

Cindy lee van dover Dr. Cindy Lee Van Dover is a deep-sea biologist with an interest in ocean exploration and the ecology of chemosynthetic ecosystems. She began her work in […]

Rosaly Lopes

Rasaly M. C. Lopes Dr. Rosaly M. C. Lopes is a Principal Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she is also Lead Scientist for Geophysics and Planetary Geosciences. Dr. […]

Maya Tolstoy

Born: 1967 Hometown: New York, NY Education: Ph.D. in Earth Sciences/Marine Geophysics Occupation: Marine geophysicist Expeditions: 27 research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean […]

Bolortestseg Minjin

Born: 1973 Hometown: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Education: Ph.D in Earth & Environmental Sciences Occupation: Director, Institute for the Study of Mongolian Dinosaurs Expeditions: Gobi Desert (Mongolia), Malta and Rudyard (Montana) to […]

Leela Hazzah

Leela Hazzah Dr Leela Hazzah: Executive Director and Cofounder of Lion Guardians, Leela obtained her PhD and MSc from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses on understanding the predictors […]

Jane Poynter

jane poynter Jane Poynter is one of only eight people ever in history to live sealed in an artificial world for two years. Jane’s preparation for Biosphere 2 involved training […]

Selma Barkham

Selma Barkham Selma Barkham is a historical geographer who discovered 16th Century Basque whaling sites on the southern coast of Labrador, Canada. She was awarded the Order of Canada for […]

Maureen Clemmons

maureen clemmons Dr. Maureen Clemmons theorized the ancient Egyptians, being sailors, utilized the wind not only for sailing, but also for construction. With her field-tested theory Dr. Clemmons demonstrated how the […]

Margaret Lowman

Born: 1953 Hometown: Elmira, NY Education: Ph.D. in Botany Occupation: Canopy ecologist (argonaut) Expeditions: Hot air ballooning to survey biodiversity in Cameroon, Africa; Jason expedition, broadcasting via satellite to 3 […]