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

Chris Scholin

affiliated researcher

Chris is the president and CEO of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

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Margaret Spring

affiliated researcher

Margaret is the Vice President of Conservation and Science at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Buzz Thompson

affiliated researcher

Barton H. "Buzz" Thompson is the Perry L. McCarty director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, the Robert E. Paradise professor in Natural Resources Law at Stanford Law School, and a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

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Kevin Arrigo

affiliated researcher

Kevin is a Professor of Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University, as well as current Director of Stanford’s Graduate Program in Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.  

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Nathan Bennett

affiliated researcher

Nathan Bennett is an environmental social scientist whose research focuses on human dimensions of marine conservation, small-scale fisheries and coastal community responses to environmental change.

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Steven Bograd

affiliated researcher

Steven is a physical oceanographer at NOAA’s Environmental Research Division and holds Research Associate positions at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz. 

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