Dr. Robert Ballard

Archaeological Oceanographer, Mystic, Connecticut

Expedition Role: Robert Ballard will be the chief scientist on shore during the expedition. As an archaeological oceanographer, he is interested in bringing together scientists from different backgrounds to study archaeology and the ocean. Through telepresence, Ballard will communicate with the researchers on the Carolyn Chouest in real time. He will also help to host the live broadcasts during the expedition.

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