Principal Investigators

A principal investigator (PI) is the lead scientist in charge of a research project or part of a research project. In Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS), there are 4 lead PIs for the overall program and 37 co-PIs from 20 institutions.

  • Dr. Scott Glenn, Professor of Marine and Coastal Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey email: glenn@maracoos.org
  • Dr. Carolyn Thoroughgood, MARACOOS Director, Professor of Marine Biosciences, University of Delaware email: ctgood@maracoos.org
  • Dr. Gerhard Kuska, MARACOOS Executive Director email: kuska@maracoos.org
  • Mike Crowley, MARACOOS Technical Director email: crowley@maracoos.org
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Co-Principal Investigators & Federal Partners:

  • A. Allen, U.S. Coast Guard
  • J. Billet, NWS Wakefield, VA
  • A. Blumberg, Stevens Inst.
  • M. Bruno, Stevens Inst.
  • H. Clark, Liberty Science Ctr.
  • A. Cope, NWS Mount Holly
  • B. Colle, SUNY Stony Brook
  • M. Crowley, Rutgers Univ.
  • R. Dunk, Rutgers Univ.
  • C. Flagg, SUNY Stony Brook
  • A. Gangopadhyay, Univ. Mass.
  • T. Herrington, Stevens Inst.
  • E. Howlett, ASA
  • J. Kerfoot, Rutgers Univ.
  • D. King, Univ. of Maryland
  • J. Kohut, Rutgers Univ.
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  • B. Lipphardt, Univ. Delaware
  • A. MacDonald, Monmouth U.
  • J. Manderson, NOAA NMFS
  • J. McDonnell, Rutgers Univ.
  • J. O’Donnell, Univ. of Conn.
  • M. Oliver, Univ. of Delaware
  • H. Roarty, Rutgers Univ.
  • O. Schofield, Rutgers Univ.
  • H. Seim, U. North Carolina
  • T. Siebers, NWS Sterling VA
  • C. Strong, NWS Sterling, VA
  • B. Thompson, NWS Taunton
  • J. Titlow, WeatherFlow Inc.
  • J. Tongue, NWS Upton, NY
  • D. Ullman, URI
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  • N. Vorona, CIT
  • J. Wilkin, Rutgers Univ.
  • R.Wilson, Stony Brook
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