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Patrick Megonigal (Pat)

Deputy Director and Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Pat Megonigal is a biogeochemist who studies the soil ecology of tidal wetlands.

Martin Collins

Martin Collins

Curator, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Martin Collins is a curator of civilian application satellites at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, where he curates the civil applications satellites collection, which includes weather, remote sensing, and communications satellites and related technology.

Lisa Schile in the field. It's dirty work measuring elevation change in wetlands. Photo credit John Callaway.

Lisa Schile

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Smithsonian's Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network (MarineGEO)
Lisa Schile is a coastal ecologist who studies wetland plants, carbon cycling, and biogeochemistry.