Interviews with Census Scientists

Video interviews produced, filmed, and edited by Rick Morris for the Census of Marine Life.

Tagging Marine Mammals - Halpin (Parts I & II)
Patrick Halpin, a scientist involved with both the Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) and Tagging of Pacific Predators (TOPP) projects, demonstrates the tagging and tracking of whales in the Gulf of Maine. Researchers from the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary are also featured.

Arctic Researchers - Blum and Hopcroft
Bodil Blum and Russ Hopcroft, both of the Arctic Ocean Diversity (ArcOD) project, explain how their unique research became associated with the Census of Marine Life.

Antarctic Researchers - Brandt and Gutt (Parts I & II)
Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) project researchers Angelika Brandt and Julian Gutt discuss the details of their project and how they came to be affiliated with the Census of Marine Life.

Census Collaborations - Alexander, Smith, Ramirez-Llodra, Baker, Shirayama, and Sibuet
Census researchers Vera Alexander, Craig Smith, Eva Ramirez-Llodra, Maria Baker, Yoshihisa Shirayama, and Myriam Sibuet discuss the benefits of collaborative research with partners worldwide.

Seamounts - Consalvey and Rowden
Global Census of Marine Life on Seamounts (CenSeam) researchers Mireille Consalvey and Ashley Rowden explain the challenges and excitement of inventorying life on underwater mountains.

Seamounts and Information Systems - Stocks
Karen Stocks shares here thoughts on Biogeographic Information Systems and how it ties in with Global Census of Marine Life on Seamounts (CenSeam) research.

Antarctic Researchers - Wadley and Stoddart
Michael Stoddart and Victoria Wadley, of the Australian Antarctic Division, give an overview of the progress made on the Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) project and discuss their research backgrounds.

Counting Creatures - Ausubel
Jesse Ausubel, Sloan Foundation Program Leader, provides an overwiew of the program and the motivations behind the first Census of Marine Life.