APPENDIX B
Biographies of Joint Working Group Members

AGUSTÍN AYALA-CASTAÑARES is chairman of the Academia Mexicana de Ciencias (AMC) Committee on U.S.-Mexico Collaboration on Ocean Science Research and co-chairman of the AMC-NRC (National Research Council) Joint Working Group on Ocean Sciences. He obtained his doctorate in biology from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM) in 1963. He received a Doctor Honoris Causa from Bordeaux University, France, in 1988. Dr. Ayala-Castañares has worked at UNAM since 1956 including a term as director of the Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia (ICMyL, 1981–1987). He was president of the AMC in 1975 and 1976. Dr. Ayala-Castañares was also chairman of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (1977–1982). His research focuses on the topics of foraminifera and marine geology.

ROBERT A. KNOX is chairman of the NRC Committee on U.S.-Mexico Collaboration on Ocean Science Research and co-chairman of the AMC-NRC Joint Working Group on Ocean Sciences. He is currently employed as a research oceanographer and associate director for Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Knox has served in a variety of positions at Scripps after earning his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution joint program in oceanography in 1971. He has also been a member of the Ocean Studies Board (OSB) since January 1994 and co-chaired the OSB Committee to Review U.S. Planning for a Global Ocean Observing System.

JOAQUÍN EDUARDO AGUAYO-CAMARGO earned his Ph.D. in tectonics and sedimentation from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1975. He was chair-



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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together APPENDIX B Biographies of Joint Working Group Members AGUSTÍN AYALA-CASTAÑARES is chairman of the Academia Mexicana de Ciencias (AMC) Committee on U.S.-Mexico Collaboration on Ocean Science Research and co-chairman of the AMC-NRC (National Research Council) Joint Working Group on Ocean Sciences. He obtained his doctorate in biology from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM) in 1963. He received a Doctor Honoris Causa from Bordeaux University, France, in 1988. Dr. Ayala-Castañares has worked at UNAM since 1956 including a term as director of the Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia (ICMyL, 1981–1987). He was president of the AMC in 1975 and 1976. Dr. Ayala-Castañares was also chairman of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (1977–1982). His research focuses on the topics of foraminifera and marine geology. ROBERT A. KNOX is chairman of the NRC Committee on U.S.-Mexico Collaboration on Ocean Science Research and co-chairman of the AMC-NRC Joint Working Group on Ocean Sciences. He is currently employed as a research oceanographer and associate director for Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Knox has served in a variety of positions at Scripps after earning his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution joint program in oceanography in 1971. He has also been a member of the Ocean Studies Board (OSB) since January 1994 and co-chaired the OSB Committee to Review U.S. Planning for a Global Ocean Observing System. JOAQUÍN EDUARDO AGUAYO-CAMARGO earned his Ph.D. in tectonics and sedimentation from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1975. He was chair-

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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together man of the Department of the Basin Geological Evaluation at the Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo. From 1991 to 1995 he was director of UNAM' s ICMyL. Dr. Aguayo is National Correspondent of Mexico for the International Ridge Inter-Disciplinary Global Experiments (InterRIDGE). He is professor at the graduate School of Marine Sciences, UNAM. His research interests include marine geology (focused on tectonics and sedimentation) and mineral geochemistry. DANIEL P. COSTA earned a Ph.D. in biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1978. He has been a visiting investigator at the British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, England, and the Max Planck Institut für Verhaltensphysiologie, Seewiesen, Germany. Dr. Costa spent 2.5 years as a program manager at the Office of Naval Research and 3 years as a member of the scientific steering committee for the Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics program. He is currently a professor of biology, vice chair of the Department of Biology, and associate director of the Institute of Marine Science at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Dr. Costa's research focuses on the reproductive and foraging energetics of marine mammals and seabirds and the effects of low-frequency sound on marine organisms. ELVA G. ESCOBAR-BRIONES earned her Ph.D. in biological oceanography from UNAM in 1987. Dr. Escobar is an associate professor at UNAM's ICMyL and affiliate research professor at Texas A&M University. She is a regular member of the AMC and has been the Latin American Governor of the Crustacean Society since 1996. Dr. Escobar's research interests include marine benthos, the effect of benthic-pelagic coupling on marine biodiversity, cycling of carbon, trophic structure, and energy flow. D. JOHN FAULKNER earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Imperial College, London, in 1965. Dr. Faulkner has spent most of his professional career at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where he is now a professor of marine chemistry. His research interests include the discovery of potential pharmaceuticals from marine invertebrates and the chemical ecology of marine invertebrates. ARTEMIO GALLEGOS-GARCÍA earned his Ph.D. in physical oceanography from Texas A&M University in 1980. Dr. Gallegos-García has held a research and faculty position at UNAM's ICMyL since 1980. His research interests include ocean dynamics and climate, and satellite imagery applied to the study of the surface circulation of the ocean. GERARDO GOLD-BOUCHOT earned a doctorate of science in marine science from the Center for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV) at Merida in 1991. He is a professor and chairman of the Marine Resources Department at CINVESTAV. Dr. Gold's research interests include toxic pollutants and their effects in the marine environment.

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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together EFRAÍN GUTIÉRREZ-GALINDO earned his doctoral degree at the University of Nice, France, in 1980. He is currently employed as senior researcher and director of the Instituto de Investigaciones Oceanologicas (IIO) of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC). His research focuses on marine pollution with an emphasis on heavy metals and pesticides. ADRIANA HUYER earned her Ph.D. in physical oceanography from Oregon State University (OSU) in 1974. Dr. Huyer has held a faculty position at OSU since 1975. Her research interests include coastal upwelling, circulation over continental shelves, and distribution of physical properties in the ocean. DALE C. KRAUSE earned a Ph.D. in marine geology from the University of California at San Diego in 1961. He is presently associated with the University of California at Santa Barbara. Dr. Krause's research interests include the evolution of the seafloor, continental margins, and pelagic biogeography. DANIEL LLUCH-BELDA is presently associated with the Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste, S.C. (CIBNOR). Dr. Lluch-Belda is co-chairing the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) Working Group 98 on Worldwide Large-Scale Fluctuations of Sardine and Anchovy Populations. His research focuses on climate-fisheries interactions. CHRISTOPHER S. MARTENS earned his Ph.D. in chemical oceanography from Florida State University in 1972. Dr. Martens has been a professor of marine science in the Marine Science Program at the University of North Carolina, since 1988. His research interests include chemical processes in organic-rich marine environments, microbially-mediated gas production and consumption, and nutrient and organic matter remineralization. MARIO MARTÍNEZ-GARCÍA earned a Ph.D. in physics from the California Institute of Technology in 1971. From 1988 to 1996, Dr. Martínez-García was a professor in the Earth Science program at the Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educacion Superior Ensenada, B.C. (CICESE) in Ensenada, and he was general director of the institution. Dr. Martínez-García is now working at the Centro de Investigaciones Científicas del Noroeste, S.C., La Paz, Baja California Sur. Dr. Martínez-García's research interests include the use of electrical and electromagnetic methods for prospecting, both on land and at sea. CHRISTOPHER N.K. MOOERS earned his Ph.D. in physical oceanography from Oregon State University in 1969. He is a professor of applied marine physics and serves as director of the Ocean Pollution Research Center and the Ocean Prediction Experimental Laboratory at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (RSMAS), University of Miami. Dr. Mooers' research inter-

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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together ests include circulation of marginal and semienclosed seas; mesoscale and coastal ocean prediction; circulation dynamics of the coastal ocean; oceanic fronts, jets, and eddies; and coastal upwelling. JOSÉ LUIS OCHOA DE LA TORRE received his Ph.D. in physical oceanography from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1983. Dr. Ochoa has spent most of his professional career at CICESE, where he is a researcher and teacher. His research interests include small- and large-scale diffusive processes, wind waves, and numerical modeling of mesoscale processes. GILBERT T. ROWE earned his Ph.D. in zoology from Duke University in 1968. Dr. Rowe is a professor, head of the Department of Oceanography at Texas A&M University, and codirector of the Institute of Marine Life Sciences. He is the author or editor of three books and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Rowe's research interests include marine benthos; benthic-pelagic coupling; cycling of carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and sulfur; trophodynamics of ecosystems; and food chain modeling. LUIS A. SOTO received his Ph.D. in biological oceanography from RSMAS at the University of Miami in 1978. He is currently head of the Benthic Ecology Laboratory at UNAM's ICMyL and a regular member of the AMC, the SNI, and the Florida Academy of Science. His research interests include the study of oceanographic processes that determine the structure and functioning of epibenthic communities of continental shelf and deep-sea environments in the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of California. FRANCISCO VICENTE-VIDAL LORANDI earned a Ph.D. in oceanography, with a specialty in applied ocean sciences, from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1980. Dr. Vidal-Vicente Lorandi was employed by the Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas (IIE) in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, from 1980 to 1996 where he served as a senior oceanographer and manager of the Grupo de Estudios Oceanograficos. He is a currently employed by the Instituto Politecnico Nacional as a professor of oceanography and applied ocean sciences and serves as head of the Oceanographic and Ocean Engineering Research Group at the Instituto Politécnico Nacional. He is a regular member of the AMC, the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores of Mexico (SNI), and a fellow of the Sociedad Mexicana para el Progreso de la Ciencia y Tecnología (SOMPROCyT). He is an author of three books and has served on the advisory boards of a number of state and federal agencies. Dr. Vicente-Vidal Lorandi's research interests include mesoscale ocean dynamics, nearshore processes, marine geochemistry, descriptive physical oceanography, physical-biological interactions, and operational oceanography.

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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together VÍCTOR M. VICENTE-VIDAL LORANDI earned his Ph.D. in oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1978. Dr. Vicente-Vidal Lorandi worked at the IIE, where he was a senior research oceanographer, from 1980 to 1996. He is now professor of oceanography and applied ocean sciences at the Direccion de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigación of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional. He is a regular member of the AMC. Dr. Vicente Vidal-Lorandi's research interests include coastal circulation, modeling of coastal discharges, mesoscale circulation phenomena associated with Loop Current ring interactions with topography, and water mass distribution within the Intra-Americas Sea.

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