Category Archives: Personal

Dismissed As Volunteer Aquarum Diver

Note: This is a departure from my now rare posts about research diving opportunities. But it concerns diving and I feel it’s important to share. I recently went through the emotionally wrenching ordeal of being…

Belize Ocean Acidification Expedition

I’m very pleased to announce that in December I’m going to act as the dive master during a trip to Turneffe Atoll, Belize that will document via cinematography the effects of ocean acidification. The dive…

Coral St. Snorkel

The skies were blue, the temperature was warm, and the seas were flat and clear. So the itch to get some hydrotherapy was strong, and I went snorkeling today at Coral St. in Pacific Grove,…

Reef Check California Loses Chris Haugen, a Perfect Volunteer

Chris Haugen, an expert scuba diver, was lost at sea in a sailing mishap on Nov. 11, 2006. He and I completed the first Central California Reef Check CA surveys in July of this year,…