Project Team

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Traci Sanderson, Environmental Scientist, Certified Ecologist ESA (above left)

 

Traci has been working on the project since 2007, starting during her last quarter of college as an intern for the project conducting gravel tracer studies on Pleasant Beach.  Traci has been involved in many aspects of the study

 

Andrew Rippington, Biologist (above center)

 

Andrew began working on the project in 2011.  He assisted with vessel trials and biological studies in 2011 and will continue to work on the biological studies in 2012.

 

James Mortimor, R.P.Biologist (above right)

 

James began working on the project in 2011.  He is the lead biologist for the project.  James also assisted with vessel trials in 2011.

Phil Osborne, PhD, Senior Coastal Geomorphologist, Associate (left center)

 

Phil has been working on the project since it began in 2004.  He is the technical project director.

Greg Curtiss PE, Staff Coastal Engineer (above)

 

Greg has been working on the project since 2005.  He started working on the project as part of his masters thesis at UW, looking at gravel transport along Point White.  He is currently leading many of the field components of the project.

Eduardo Sierra, Coastal Engineer & Oceanographer (above)

 

Eduardo has been working on the study since 2010.  He leads

many of the beach observation studies since the summer of 2012.

 

 

 

Morgan Tidd, Environmental Scientist (above)

 

Morgan has been working on the project since 2011.  She was involved with sea trials in the fall of 2011 and will be leading the gravel transport study that will be going on in conjunction with field testing in 2012.

 

 

Michelle Spani, Marine Biologist (above)

 

Michelle has been involved in the biological studies since 2011.  She will continue to work on the project through completion.