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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Richard Sullivan
Richard Sullivan's photoRichard Sullivan
Research Assistant II
Geology & Geophysics

Contact Information:
Work: 508 289 3316
rsullivan@whoi.edu
Building: Clark 259

Mailing Address:
Mailstop 22
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Profile

Coastal researcher specializing in submerged landscapes, geophysics, GIS, and geologic processes 
Performed marine geoarchaeological and geological fieldwork at both the professional and academic levels
Conducted laboratory research into the physical modeling of scour created under bidirectional flow conditions at the
  UK's National Oceanography Centre
Former NOAA hydrographer with extensive familiarity with seabed mapping methods and technologies
Experienced with marine and terrestrial geophysics including multi-beam, single beam, side scan sonar systems, 
  sub-bottom profilers, magnetometry, and GPR
Proven ability to troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, computer, and logistical problems under field conditions
Certified Scuba diver with small vessel operation experience  



Education

University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom                   2009
Master of Science, Maritime Archaeology Awarded with Distinction

University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA United States             2007
Certificate in Geographic Information Technology                          

Boston University, Boston, MA United States                                         2003
Bachelor of Arts, Archaeology




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