Overview

The Ocean Health Index team develops scientific methods and calculates scores, manages current operations and directs future development, and communicates results to governments, marine managers, scientists, and the public.

Ben Halpern has been with the project since planning began in 2008.

The team gratefully acknowledges the individuals, foundations, organizations and corporations listed as Contributors and Sustaining Partners. This project would not exist without them.

Ben Halpern

Lead Scientist

Melanie Frazier

Senior Scientist

Gage Clawson

Lead Analyst

Julia Stewart Lowndes

OHI+ Education

2022 Global Fellows

Coming Soon!

Website Design

Thomas Thelen, Robyn Thiessen-Bock

Previous Contributors

Additional Science

Jamie Afflerbach, Benjamin Best, Catherine Longo, Casey O'Hara, Daniel Pauly, Courtney Scarborough, Lydia Tey, Juliette Verstaen, Dan Yocum, Dirk Zeller

Advisory

Neils Crone, John Francis, Stone Gossard, Robert G. Haskell, Steve Katona, Sarah Laskin, Steven McCormick, Julie Packard, Howard 'Bud' Ris, Bart Sayle, Peter Seligmann, Greg Stone, Brandon Tidwell, Theodore 'Ted' Waitt, William 'Beau' Wrigley Jr., Heather Ann Wrigley

Advisory and Development

Ashleigh McGovern, Emily Pidgeon, 'Aulani Wilhelm

Communications and Outreach

Jennifer Assily, Mark Bauman, Glynnis Breen, Kevin Connor, Valerie Craig, Ginny Farmer, Meigan Goodyer Henry, Tony LaCasse, Keith Lawrence, Tina Lee, John Martin, Kim McCabe, Lucy McNeil, Savanna Nilsen, Tim Noviello, Victor Ramos, Erin O’Reilly, Sebastian Perry, Paula Seriff, Vittoria Somaschini, Peter Stonier, Karen Villeda, Jane Wolfson

Fellows

Ellie Campbell, Camila Vargas, Iwen Su, Gage Clawson, Molly Williams, Laura Ingulsrud, Sara Orofino, Madeline Berger

Financial Oversight

Carolyn Hicks, Nancy Ludlow, Julia Niessen

Media

Carolyn Barnwell, Laura Bowling, Barbara W. Burst, Ann Conanan, Martha Conboy, Cindy d'Agostino, Keith Ellenbogen, Laura Fravel, Arthur Hurley, Samira Kordestani, Cyndee Lord, Lindsay Mosher, Matthew Oldfield, Jamie Pickell, Bridgette Polmar, Christopher Scarffe, Douglas Spiro, Tim Voight, Cory Wilson, Ken Yagoda, Wynette Yao

Organizations

Conservation International, Esri, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), Sea Around Us, University of British Columbia, University of California at Santa Barbara, Darden Foundation, National Geographic, New England Aquarium, RadicalMedia

Project Team

Laure Katz, Director, Victor Ramos, International Projects Manager, Ben Halpern, Director, Melanie Frazier, Lead Scientist, Julia Stewart Lowndes, Project Scientist, Gage Clawson, Fellows Coordinator and Analyst

Science

Lydia Bergen, Jacqueline Bort, Daniel Brumbaugh, Kenneth Casey, F. Stuart 'Terry' Chapin, Michelle Cho, Roger Cooke, Chris Costello, Larry B. Crowder, Kendra L. Daly, Andrew Dickson, Scott Doney, Sylvia Earle, Cristiane Elfes, Baruch Fischoff, Amber Fisher, Michael J. Fogarty, Steven D. Gaines, Andrea Ghermandi, Darren Hardy, Kelsey Jacobson, Regen Jamieson, Meghan Jeans, Ning Jiang, Stacy Jupiter, Leah B. Karrer, Les Kaufman, Kristin Kleisner, Danielle Knip, Kara Lavender Law, Heather M. Leslie, Sarah Lester, Larry Madini, Rod Mast, Karen McLeod, Ning Jian Mendes, Elizabeth Neeley, Paulo Nunes, David Obura, Jennifer O'Leary, Laura Onofri, Erich Pacheco, Emily Pidgeon, Stephen Polasky, Johanna Polsenberg, Marla Ranelletti, Nalini Rao, Jim Regetz, Alex Rogers, Andrew A. Rosenberg, Steve Running, Enric Sala, Jameal Samhouri, Eva Schemmel, Elizabeth Selig, Kimberly Selkoe, Lisa Speer, Kevin St. Martin, Rashid Sumaila, Heather Tallis, Heather Tausig, Bryan Wallace, Kyrstn Zylich

Website Design

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