The following organizations and individuals provided direct support or assistance to our web site project.
The National Science Foundation is the primary funding agency for both the science cruise and this web site.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution provided cost sharing for the development of this web site.
Hawaii Department of Education E-School Program provide additional assistance for the development of teaching resources on our web site.
Donated web site design and development time.
School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology, University of Hawaii.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
U.S. Cellular generously provided no cost local celluar calling from the ship to the Big Island of Hawaii. Cellular modems and are our primary communication mechanism.
LavaNet provided dial up access to their facilities on the Big Island.