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Profiles & Interviews

Able Seaman Ed “Catfish” Popowitz

June 10, 2003

JUNE 10, 2003 Ed “Catfish” Popowitz is an Able Seaman on the Atlantis crew. He has been with the Woods Hole Oceanographic…

Chief Steward Carl Wood

June 1, 2003

JUNE 1, 2003 Carl Wood’s title on RV Atlantis is Chief Steward. But his real role on the ship includes so much…

First Mate Mitzi Crane

February 2, 2000

FEBRUARY 2, 2000 Being the First Mate of RV Atlantis carries a great deal of responsibility.  Besides being the second-in- command of…

Hans Schouten

January 31, 2000

Senior Scientist, Geology and Geophysics Department JANUARY 31, 2000 Dr. Hans Schouten is a Senior Scientist in the Geology and…

Captain George Silva

January 15, 2000

JANUARY 15, 2000 The captain, or Master, of a ship is responsible for the safety of all the people and smooth…

Marie Tharp

April 1, 1999

APRIL 1, 1999 Taken From “Connect the Dots: Mapping the Seafloor and Discovering the Mid-ocean Ridge” by Marie Tharp, Chapter…