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Here is a list of scientists who have answered our questions in 1998-2001.

Researcher Name UCSB Department / Field of Research
Andy Ballantine Geography
Bjorn Birnir Mathematics
Forrest Brewer Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jon Burnsed Engineering
Becky Burton Biology
Andy Calvert Geology
Carey Cates Physics (Condensed Matter)
Grace Chang Earth Science
Dennis O. Clegg Biology - Molecular, Cell and Neurobiology
Scott Cooper Marine Biology
Nathan Currier Physics
Mark Demarest Marine Science
Thomas Even Biology
Kathy Foltz Biology - Cell and Developmental Biology
Valerie Franck Biology (Marine Biogeochemistry, Oceanography)
Andrew Frey Physics
Germaine Fu Life Science
Tom Fuller Astronomy
Brian Gaylord Biology
Jennifer Gebelein Geography
James Gerken Chemistry
Peter Girguis Marine Biology
Kim Goto Engineering
Helen Hansma Physics / Biology
Jack Harris Physics
Sarah Henkel Life science
Christy Herren Marine Biology
Nicola Hill Materials Engineering
Tessa Hill Geology
Conrad Hirano Physics
Dave Hubbard Natural Areas Manager
Daniel Lasaosa Engineering
Ed Lau Chemistry
Stuart Levenbach Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology / Marine Ecology
Alan Levy Physics, Observational Cosmology, Astrophysics
Will McClintock Biology - Evolution (Spiders)
Carrie McDougall Marine Biology
Martina Michenfelder Materials Research Laboratory
Laura Mydlarz Biology
Brett Nosho Engineering - Chemical
David Pine Engineering
Miriam Polne-Fuller Marine Science
Jan Samerel Molecular Biology
Chris Santangelo Physics
Frank Spera Geological Sciences / Institute for Crustal Studies
Mark Su Physics (Condensed Matter)
Samuel Sweet Ecology
Matthew Tirell Engineering
Carol Thomber Life science
James Thompson Physics
Jatila Van der Veen Physics
Herbert Waite Molecular Biology
James Weaver Invertebrate Biology, Biomineralization, Biochemistry
Stephen Wecksler Chemistry
Mike Weiss Chemistry
Jack Williams Earth Sciences - Paleoclimatology
Jon Williams Physics (Condensed Matter)
David Young Geology
Joe Zasadzinski Chemical Engineering / Materials Engineering
John Zayac Geology
Researchers 2002-2003
Current Researchers

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