C. REID NICHOLS is President of Marine Information Resources Corporation (MIRC), and Executive Director for the Bay Bus Partnership Project.
DAVID LARSEN PORTER is a Principal Senior Staff Oceanographer for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's Ocean Remote Sensing Group and Senior Physical Oceanographer for MIRC./e Porter has an extensive background in physics, mathematics, fluid dynamics, and physical oceanography. He has published extensively in his field and teaches graduate courses in oceanography.
ROBERT G. WILLIAMS is Senior Physical Oceanographer at MIRC./e His experience ranges from research in acoustical oceanography for the U.S. Navy to applied oceanography for NOAA. He has worked extensively in oceanographic instrumentation, the design of field experiments, remote sensing, and environmental characterization. He is an instructor in physics, astronomy, and meteorology at Craven Community College, New Bern, N.C., and is on the research committee of the Neuse River Foundation.