The Center for Ocean Solutions Team

The skills, knowledge and expertise availible at the Center for Ocean Solutions spans marine and social sciences as well as law, representing the Center's interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Our team combines innovation and solid research to solving the intermediate and long-range challenges facing ocean health.
Specialty | Group

Noah Idechong

advisor, senior fisheries advisor of palau conservation society

Noah Idechong combines traditional and modern knowledge to develop comprehensive models of marine conservation. His extensive work with Palau has played a major role in protecting the island's marine resources.

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Sal Jorgensen

affiliated researcher

Sal is a research scientist for the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Project White Shark.

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Jeffrey Koseff

affiliated researcher

Jeff is Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University.

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Michael Mantell

advisor, president of the resources legacy fund

Michael Mantell founded the Resource Legacies Fund to help design and administer initiatives for philanthropic foundations and individuals that result in significant conservation achievements.

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Stephen Monismith

affiliated researcher

Stephen is currently director of the Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory and chair of Stanford University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

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Julie Packard

advisor, executive director of the monterey bay aquarium

Julie Packard is the executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium and has served in that position since the Aquarium opened in 1984. With a mission to inspire conservation of the oceans, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is widely acknowledged as a leader among aquariums worldwide.

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