Schlosser is the local University of California Sea Grant Extension Program
advisor in Eureka, Calif. Mark Finkbeiner leads benthic mapping activities at
the NOAA Coastal Services Center in Charleston, S.C. Mark Meade is a vice
president with Photo Science and is the firm’s chief technical officer. He
works in the Lexington, Ky., facility.
Humboldt Bay and the Eel River are located along the Pacific Coast, some 250 miles north of San Francisco, Calif. Beyond its natural beauty, this area provides valuable commercial, recreational and cultural resources for the northern part of the state.