One Ocean Research Team

OCEAN RAMSEY: Lead Researcher, Head Marine Biologist, Lead Safety Trainer, 8+ years shark experience including 4 years of data collection in Haleiwa (North Shore) and around the world.

Focus: Shark Ethology (behavior), Noninvasive methods to observe and document Shark Population Status & Dynamics, Seasonal Migrations, Shark/Human Interactions. Global Marine Conservation, Cetacean Behavior and SharkShield-deterrent testing.
Species Specific: Great White (Cacharodon carcharias), Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier), Galapagos Shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis), Sandbar Shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus)
Special Interests: Nomadic and Resident Tiger populations, Interspeciez dynamics/interactions (Shark/Cetacean)

JUAN OLIPHANT: Lead Naturalist, 10+ years shark experience Haleiwa (North Shore) and around the world, Lead Safety Trainer

Focus: UW Photography for documentation of behaviors, individual idnetification, Shark behavior, Shark/Human Interactions, Marine Conservation, Cetacean Behavior

Special Interests: Nomadic and Resident Tiger populations

JULIA HARTL: Lead Research Assistant, Shark Biologist, Safety Trainer, 2+ years shark experience, data collection Haleiwa (North Shore), Seasonal operations to Northwest Hawaiian Islands

Focus: Individual shark behaviors/interactions/identification, connecting shark science to the public understanding, SharkID, Shark deterrents, DropCam/DropRig.

Sepecial Interests: Great White shark migrations, Tiger shark physiology/ecology, Ichthyology, Geographically Isolated Populations, Humpback Physiology/Ecology/Biology.

KAYLEIGH BURNS: Lead Research Assitant, Shark Naturalist, Safety Trainer, 1+ years shark experience, data collection Haleiwa (North Shore).

Focus: Individual shark behaviors/interactions/identification/GreenLaser, Shark ID
Special Interests: Humpback Behavior, Tiger Shark Behavior/Biology

GE KEONI WAGNER: Research Assistant, Marine Biologist, 1+ year shark experience, data collection Haleiwa (North Shore), HIMB Shark Tagging Project Intern, Published

Focus: Individual shark behaviors/interactions/identification, Shark ID Project, Hawaiian Culture
Special Interests: Population Genetics, Tiger Shark Physiology/Ecology, Humpback Physiology/Ecology

TRACY MULLEN: Research Assistant, Shark Naturalist, 1+ years shark experience, data collection Haleiwa (North Shore)

Focus: Predator Science

ALEXIS ARAW: Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, Marine Conservationist/Biologist

Focus: Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia Myers) Population Dynamics, Disease Ecology, Conservation, Education

PAIGE WERNLI: Research Intern, White Shark Conservation


SOPHIE ELLIS: Research Assitant, Marine Biologist

Focus: Shark Conservation, Population Dynamics, shark deterrents

ANNIKA YOUNG: Research Intern, PhotoID & Marine Conservation

Research Advisors

DR. MICHELLE BARNES: UH Manoa, James Cook University, PhD

Focus: Economic Value of Live Shark, Social Media as tool for Shark Marine Conservation

DR. MAURICIO HOYOS: Guadalupe, Socorro, Clipperton, La Paz Mexico, SharkWeek, PhD

Focus: WHite Shark population dynamics, behavior, Oceanic Manta COnservation and Ecology, Scalloped Hammerhead population status, Protection offshore Revillagigedos

DR. RILEY ELLIOT: New Zealand

Focus: Blue shark protection, Mako shark, Bronze Whalers

DR. NEIL HAMMERSCHLAG: University of Miami, Shark Tagging Project, PhD

Focus: Shark and Marine Conservation Tiger Shark, Bull Shark, Greater Hammerhead Shark, Tools in Social Media for Public Awareness, Strategic Tagging

DR. Andrew Fox: Australia

Focus: White Shark 20+ year photo ID

Research Affiliates

ARC-JCU
Hawaii Pacific University
University of Hawaii Manoa
Brigham Young University Hawaii
Pelagios Kakaunja
San Diego State University
Ecocimati
University of California Davis
Maya Santangelo: OWUSS Rolex Scholar Australia 2016
Keiko Conservation: Whale (Cetacean)

Organizations

Cressi
GoPro
Xcel
Aquatech Imaging Solutions
Sharkskin
Explore Org
Salt N Air