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When Terry met Maggie: Margaret Rioux grew up the Midwest but wanted to be a scuba instructor. She randomly selected an instructor’s course on the east coast at Brown University to attend—and that decision changed her life’s path.

 

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Hired as a WHOI research assistant at the same time that Diving Safety Officer Terry Rioux arrived at WHOI, Cathy Cetta had one short month to learn scientific diving. Fortunately, she was the only student in the very first course he taught.

 

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Erich Horgan was already an experienced science diver when he went along on an Antarctic research cruise to help hunt transparent ocean animals called salps. Little did he know that, before the cruise was over, Terry Rioux would need to rescue him. Hear how Terry saved Erich in icy seas.