|Photo credit: Ed Kelly Photography|
On March 29, 2014, our own Emma Hickerson, Research Coordinator for the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, was inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame.
Emma has held the position of Research Coordinator of NOAA’s Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS) since 1997. During this time she has contributed to over 40 scientific publications relating to the marine environment. Emma has served as the Unit Diving Supervisor for NOAA’s FGBNMS dive unit since 2005, and has supervised over 5000 dives during more than 155 sanctuary research cruises. She has coordinated and led research utilizing SCUBA, remotely operated vehicles, and manned submersibles.
Please read more about Emma -
|Emma collecting DWH oil spill response samples|
Photo courtesy of GP Schmahl, FGBNMS
|Emma Hickerson, GP Schmahl, Dan Basta and Tom Moore securing SPMD's as part of oil spill response|
Photo taken by Marissa Nuttall