Contributor biographical information for World ocean census : a global survey of marine life / Darlene Trew Crist, Gail Scowcroft, James M. Harding.

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Darlene Trew Crist is an award-winning writer and the author of American Gargoyles. Her recent work has focused on raising awareness about the health of the world ocean and related marine issues through her media relations work with the Census of Marine Life.
Gail Scowcroft is the associate director of the Office of Marine Programs at the University of Rhode Island. She conducted research on global climate reconstruction and climate change at URI and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and developed and administered ocean science education programs. She is currently serving as the national network director for the Centers of Ocean Sciences Education Excellence.
James M. Harding, Jr., is a marine scientist and educator and works at the University of Rhode Island. He has spent much of his life in, under, on and around the ocean. He has taught marine biology and field research, swum with humpback whales and studied artisanal lobster fishermen.
Sylvia Earle, PhD, is an advocate of undersea research whose work has earned her recognition as Ambassador for the World's Oceans. She has served as chief scientist of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and is explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Census of Marine Life (Program)
Marine animals -- Counting -- Methodology.
Marine biology -- Research -- Methodology.
Zoological surveys -- Methodology.
Marine ecology.
Census of Marine Life (Programme)
Faune marine -- Comptage -- M‚ethodologie.
Biologie marine -- Recherche -- M‚ethodologie.
Inventaires fauniques -- M‚ethodologie.
‚Ecologie marine.