Jim Johnson, Senior Field Engineer, provides technical and operational support to scientific research and development activities, particularly in mooring work. He assists with oceanographic instrumentation repair and maintenance, logistics, and deployment and recovery of instruments. He has participated in many field projects around the world, including tropical, temperate, and polar oceans. In the Arctic he has worked in the Beaufort, Bering, Chukchi, and Greenland seas. Mr. Johnson joined the School of Oceanography, University of Washington, in 1988. He moved to the Polar Science Center in 1993.

Arctic trivia question:  Can you name the ship reflected in Jim's glasses?