Gallery Below are some images from The Diversity Project over the years. 2005 Our liveaboard Hafiz with a puffer fish Sample processing More sample processing Martha Munoz working on samples Our Halmahera expedition team Benita relaxing A hold full of tuna Disembarking in Bitung 2006 Divemaster training Heading to our collecting site near Amed Shinta Pardede Krystle Chavaria looking for clownfish One of our field sites Shinta collecting Krystle Chavaria and Matthew Subia Alexis Jackson and Matthew Subia at the end of a LONG day The 2006 TDP team Candika at the end of the day Back in the lab …but wish we were here 2007 Sam Cheng exploring the estuary near Woods Hole Rob Lasley looking for crabs Fish? Or cut bait? Sampling gut contents from dogfish Rob Lasley Roger Alvillar and Sam Cheng 2008 On the ferry to Romblon One of our sampling sites Just another day at the office Mara Phelan with her samples Adam Hanson Taking a break for lunch Dive team 1 ready! Headed back out Veronica Chaidez, Becky Hersch, Mara Phelaan Our trusty boat A happy dive team Can we go back out? 2009 A lined surgeon fish Melissa Kemp in the lab Training students at University of Papua Craig Starger, finishing our training A kecak dance in Bali A TDP day at the beach 2010 And this is how we get around Princess Gilbert and Michele Weber Emily Stump and Kadeem Gilbert Searching the intertidal in Permuteran Luisa Rubio Heading out to collect Sorting samples A cremation in a local village Matthew Craig Hamid Toha training students Adam Hanson in the lab Our final research symposium 2011 Amanda Windsor, Dita Cahyani Headed to the reef Not a bad office An ARMS unit Teaching a biodiversity course Sorting samples Sorting samples Abril Iniquez Villa? Or research lab? This is a LOT of samples Enjoying the local culture Too bad it has to end 2012 Chris Meyer leading class Matthieu Leray and class Chloe Henderson, Danielle Macedo, Akela Kuwahara A colonized ARMS unit sorting samples Getting ready for the day Akela Kuwahara Sorting Samples Asa examining an ARMS plate Allen Collins at the microscope Celebrating the Indonesian Biodiversity Research Center Wayan, at the beach 2013 Tiara Moore and Camille Gaynus Chloe Howard, Emily Schmeltzer, Jennifer Keliher Getting ready to dive… A pool training session Help! It’s raining! We’re getting wet! Camille Gaynus Collecting demersal plankton Taking notes at depth Camille Gaynus Tiara Moore Exploring the reef Collecting plankton on bali Admiring the biodiversity More pool training Final research symposium Relaxing on the beach TDP 2013 Our classroom This is a THICK wetsuit Kari Jackson, Camille Gaynus, Tiara Moore, Chloe Howard Do we like this? Oh yeah… Diving in the giant kelp tank Tiara Moore, Paul Barber, Camille Gaynus Diving in the giant kelp exhibit 2014 Sahim Wallace Wulan, Keeli Howard, Camille Gaynus Packed in with the bags Learning to use a dive compass TDP Dive Class, 2015 Just dangling on the surface All class should be like this Diving on the fore reef Peace out! Sahim Wallace on a night dive Christian Henry and Keeli Howard headed into the giant kelp tank The kelp tank team! TDP as part of the exhibit Headed to Catalina Island Oh, this water is COLD!!!!! Prepping for a Catalina dive Keeli Howard TDP diving Catalina 2015 Symone Gyles, Christina Williams, Camille Gaynus TDP 2015 Visiting the California Science Center Diving at the California Science Center Symone Gyles, Manuel Nieves-Ortiz A night off at the cultural center Moonrise over Cooks Bay Deploying ARMS with a lift bag Manuel in the lab TDP Research Symposium A day at the beach! Tiara Moore 2016 De’Marcus Robinson in AAUS class On our way to Mo’orea Dive class Erick Zerecero collecting eDNA Taking notes underwater Juliana Renzi, Erick Zerecero, Ciara Schnyder A night of Polynesian culture Research together, dance together A visit with local school kids on Mo’orea Aliyah Griffith on Catalina Island Ashlyn Ford loves her fish… Sennai Habtes Preparing for a night dive Ain’t nobody here but us squid! Our last hurrah… 2017 Camille Gaynus arriving on Mo’orea Shamoy Bideau headed to the dive site Mike Anghera demonstrating a rescue Brianna Mims and Hunter Howard Carly Johnson setting up her gear Maria Gasca suiting up Koko Chong and Carly Johnson Shamoy using a lift bag Happy fathers day! Descending on the fore reef The 2017 TDP dive class Headed out for a snorkel exercise A swell shark Collecting water samples on Catalina Island A day off in the surf A triple birthday! 2018 Blanca Alvarez relaxing in the pool CPR Training Our visit to Scripps Institute of Oceanography Eli Catalan gearing up Prepping for our first dive Catching the view at Belvedere Research IS better underwater Moonrise over Gump Iliana Fenwick taking data Setting up research plots Hunter Howard deploying feeding assays Bianca Navarro with a cushion star Eli Catalan inspects an urchin exclusion case Heading out to the dive site Peggy and Caitlin Fong Fire dance at the Hilton Celebrating the end of the program 2021 CPR training for AAUS Course Introduction to SCUBA equipment On the ferry to Mo’orea Dive plananing Evaluating the dive site Waiting for the gear to arrive Taking a break on Gump dock Erick Zerecero Janelle Layton taking notes underwater Hannah Hayes and Adrianna Hernandez doing aa transect exercise Learning to drive the boat After dive fun Nicholas Durgadeen heading to his research site Hannah Hayes marking a coral head Bryce Barbee, Janelle Layton, Brianna Velasco 2022 Check back soon!