Postdoctoral fellow Rhian Waller holds a bundle of tubeworms collected
during a seafloor dive by scientists in the Alvin submersible to the Galapagos
Rift. Waller is a benthic ecologist who is particularly
interested in corals and other seafloor organismsand what
they can tell us about the evolution of life and climate on the planet.
(Photo by Amy Nevala, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)