Miami, FL | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Miami, FL

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Lixion Avila

Dr. Lixion Avila was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1950.  Growing up in the Caribbean, he encountered and became fascinated with tropical storms.  Lixion studied meteorology, earning his bachelor's degree in Cuba in 1973.  He started his career in 1973 as a meteorologist with the Cuban Weather Service, providing hurricane forecast and warning information. Avila immigrated to the United States in 1980 and worked as a consultant to the National Hurricane Center from 1983 to 1987, providing warning information in Spanish for the radio and television press.

Molly Graham Miami, FL NOAA Heritage Program, National Weather Service NOAA 50th Anniversary Oral History Project
Wan Ho

Interview with Wan Ho

Suzana Blake Miami, FL Southeast Fisheries Science Center, HistoryMiami Museum Endangered Fishing Traditions of the Greater Miami Area
Michael Landa

Interview with Michael Landa

Suzana Blake Miami, FL Southeast Fisheries Science Center, HistoryMiami Museum Endangered Fishing Traditions of the Greater Miami Area
Manny Toledo

Interview with Manny Toledo

Vanessa Navarro Maza Miami, FL Southeast Fisheries Science Center, HistoryMiami Museum Endangered Fishing Traditions of the Greater Miami Area
Luis Garcia

Interview with Luis Garcia

Vanessa Navarro Maza Miami, FL Southeast Fisheries Science Center, HistoryMiami Museum Endangered Fishing Traditions of the Greater Miami Area
Bob Rich

Interview with Bob Rich.

Suzana Blake Miami, FL Southeast Fisheries Science Center, HistoryMiami Museum Endangered Fishing Traditions of the Greater Miami Area
Ian Enochs

Dr. Ian Enochs is the co-principal investigator of ACCRETE (Acidification, Climate, and Coral Reef Ecosystems TEam), NCRMP (National Coral Reef Monitoring Program), and AOAT (Atlantic Ocean Acidification Test-bed (NOAA) ). Dr. Enochs is the principal investigator of three projects: 1) Maug: a rare ocean acidification hotspot in US waters, 2) Incorporating Risk from Ocean Acidification into Acropora nurseries, and 3) Establishing numeric nutrient criteria for Southeast Florida Reefs. Enochs graduated cum laude from the University of Miami in 2006 and later earned his Ph.D.

Zachary Mason Miami, FL NOAA Heritage Program, Coral Reef Conservation Program, Coral Reef Information System, University of Maryland's Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies Decades of Change in the Florida Reef Tract: An Oral History Project
Edward Rappaport

Dr. Ed Rappaport was born in 1957 in Southern California. He earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington.  Ed then received his Ph.D. with an emphasis in Atmospheric Science from Texas Tech University.  Dr. Rappaport began at NHC as a post-doctoral fellow for the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.

Molly Graham Miami, FL NOAA Heritage Program, National Weather Service NOAA 50th Anniversary Oral History Project
Steve Turner

Dr. Steve Turner was born on May 23, 1949 in Providence, Rhode Island. He began working in 1974 at what was then the Mid Atlantic Fisheries Science Center at the Sandy Hook lab which was merged into the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. He received his PhD from Rutgers University in 1986. He moved to the Southeast Fisheries Science Center from 1984, and is currently the Fisheries Statistics Division Chief at the Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Miami.

Suzana Mic Miami, FL NOAA-NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center Voices from the Science Centers
Joseph Powers

Dr. Joseph Powers was born on February 19, 1949 in Gustine, California. He has earned degrees from the University of California, Davis A.B. Zoology 1971; California State University, Humboldt M.S. Fisheries Biology 1973 ; and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University PhD Fisheries Science 1975. He began his career with National Marine Fisheries Service at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center in 1975. He then moved to the Southeast Fisheries Science Centers in 1979.

Suzana Mic Miami, FL NOAA-NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center Voices from the Science Centers

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