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

Joe Rizzi

advisory council member, founder of jupiter research foundation

Rizzi founded Jupiter Research Foundation in 2003 to develop new technologies that can monitor the natural world and report the findings to the public. He has helped launch many companies, including SanDisk Corporation and Symantec.

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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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David Titley

advisory council member, professor of practice, department of meteorology at pennsylvania state university

Titley served as a naval officer for 32 years. He now informs numerous advisory boards and committees on issues of climate and oceanography.

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Matthew Armsby

former early career law and policy fellow

Matthew Armsby is an attorney at the Resources Legacy Fund in Sacramento, California.  

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