Antigua – 2017

Expedition Details

Dates: August 2017

EXPEDITION TEAM
Lindsay Bonito, Staff Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Sho Kodera, Graduate Student, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Andy Estep, Science Manager, Waitt Institute
Robin Ramdeen, Site Manager Barbuda & Montserrat, Waitt Institute

Ruleo Camacho, Natural Resource Officer, National Parks Authority, Antigua & Barbuda
Jasiel Murphy, Environmental Officer, National Parks Authority, Antigua & Barbuda
Dr. Brian Cooper, Coordinator, National Parks Authority, Antigua & Barbuda

Roy, Boat Driver, Barbuda Fisheries
Alexander Desuza, Boat Driver, Barbuda Fisheries
Bess, Boat Driver, Barbuda Fisheries
Isha, Boat Driver, Barbuda Fisheries

Dr. Philip Matich, Postdoctoral Fellow, Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies, Sam Houston State University

Gina Marie Maddix, Scientific Officer, The University of the West Indies at Mona

Emmy Aston, Co-Founder, Montserrat Reef Project
Andrew Myers, Co-Founder, Montserrat Reef Project

Monique Curtis, Environmental Officer, National Environment and Planning Agency, Jamaica

Sophia Steele, Flora and Fauna International

In August 2017, members of the 100 Island Challenge team collaborated with the Waitt Institute to collect mosaic imagery in Antigua, part of the Leeward Islands in Caribbean. This expedition is a continuation of work conducted by the 100 Island Challenge intitaive throughout the Caribbean. Prior efforts in the region include surveys around the Netherland Atilles and Windward Islands, namely Curacao, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, Saba, Saba Bank, Redonda, Barbuda, and Montserrat.