Acknowledgements

This page recognizes the many contributors who made this Web site and the Ocean Today Kiosk project it represents, possible. They are listed in alphabetical order by section. Persons or groups that contributed to individual videos are credited on the respective video pages. This page is not intended to list the contributors to all vidoes nor does it identify those who have peer reviewed each story.

Core Team

This team was the original driving force behind all components of the Ocean Today Kiosk, from creating a purpose statement to determining structure and content. Team members are affiliated with NOAA unless otherwise indicated. This team became defunct after the Kiosk opened on September 27, 2008.

Lawrence Charters
IT Specialist (2005-2008)

Jill Johnson (Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History)
Public Programs (2008)

Jerry Lau
IT Specialist (2005-2008)

Davida Remer
Chief, Technical Information Services Branch (2005-2008)

Heather Rostker (Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History)
Public Programs (2006-2008)

Mike Shelby
Project Manager (2005-2008)

Mike Vecchione ( NMFS National Systematic Laboratory, Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History)
Adjunct Scientist (2006-2008)

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Kiosk Production Team

This team is responsible for developing and managing all aspects of story development.

Tom Shortridge
Producer/Video Editor (2013-present)

Katie Snider
Executive Producer (2008-present)


David Ladd
Producer/Video Editor (2009-2013)

Brandon Howe
Video Editor (2007-2008)

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Kiosk Technical Team

This team is responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the kiosk interface.

Jerry Lau
IT Specialist (2005-present)

Mike Shelby
Project Manager (2005-present)


Lawrence Charters
IT Specialist (2005-2009)

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Management and Oversight

These individuals are responsible for ensuring this projects success.

Louisa Koch
Director, NOAA's Office of Education

Carol Kavanagh
Chief, Communications and Education Division

Davida Remer
Chief, Technical Information Services Branch

Thomas F. LaPointe (retired)
Chief, Technical Information Services Branch

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NOAA Kiosk Review Team

This team is responsible for determining and balancing priority issues across NOAA, locating and managing authors, submitting story proposals, and managing content discovery.

Diane Stanitski
Climate Program Office (CPO)

Deborah Jones
National Weather Service (NWS)

Tom Cox
National Ocean Service (NOS)

Rochelle Plutchak
Ocean and Atmospheric Research (OAR)

Heather Wright
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Dan Pisut
National Environmental, Satellite, Data & Information Service (NESDIS)

Carrie McDougall
NOAA Office of Education (OED)

Mike Shelby
National Ocean Service (NOS)

Tom Shortridge
National Ocean Service (NOS)

Katie Snider
National Ocean Service (NOS)

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Web Production Team

This team is responsible for the design, content, and updating of this Web site.

Lawrence Charters
IT Specialist

Jennifer Coletta
Web Specialist

Gini Kennedy
Graphic Design

Torie Ketcham
Web Specialist

Matan Kline
Web Specialist

Jerry Lau
IT Specialist
(Responsible for our responsive design launched June 2014.)

Davida Remer
Chief, Technical Information Service Branch

Pam Rubin
Editor

Marissa Shelby
Web Intern

Mike Shelby
Project Manager

Katie Snider
Web Specialist

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