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Principal Investigators

John Toole

John Toole is the co-developer of the Moored Profiler. He has extensive knowledge of this instrument and analysis of the resulting data, along with experience in overseeing instrument development projects.

Andrey Proshutinsky

Andrey Proshutinsky is a specialist in Arctic Ocean research. He is responsible for researching the optimum buoy array required to maximize acquisition of hydrographic data.

Rick Krishfield

Rick Krishfield is experienced in the development and deployment of Arctic buoy systems, and manages the ITP construction, testing, and field deployment operations.

Mary-Louise Timmermans

Mary-Louise analyzes Ice-Tethered Profiler measurements to understand Arctic Ocean mixing, property transports and circulation dynamics.

Team Members

Ken Doherty

Ken Doherty

Ken Doherty is the co-developer of the WHOI moored profiler. He and Terry Hammar conducted the engineering design work for the ITP and coordinated the mechanical construction of the profiler and surface buoy.

Terry Hammar

Terry Hammar

Terry Hammar worked with Ken Doherty on the engineering design work or the ITP and the mechanical construction of the profiler and surface buoy.

Keith von der Heydt

Keith von der Heydt designed and built the data modem and satellite communications links.

Dan Frye

Dan Frye provided his expertise with interactive buoy technology.

John Kemp

John Kemp designed and constructed the tether hardware and directs the deployment operations.

Kris Newhall

Kris assists with deploying and recovering the ITPs.

Don Peters

Don designed components of the mooring hardware and the specialized deployment apparatus that is used to deploy the system from the ice.

P. E. Robbins

P. E. Robbins  Submits and maintains ITP data at the Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service (CADIS) and is working to  incorporate ITP data into International Argo Program.

Chris Linder

Chris Linder created this website.

Susan Sholi

Susan Sholi

Susan Sholi maintains this website.