5:30 PM · Concourse
You’re invited to meet David Alberg, Sanctuary Superintendent; Tane Casserley, Research Coordinator; and Joseph Hoyt, Maritime Archeologist from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary at a Members-only Reception preceding the lecture program.
Enter through main entrance of The Mariners’ Museum.RSVP for the Members-only Reception Here
David Alberg, Sanctuary Superintendent (Credit: NOAA)
David Alberg, Sanctuary Superintendent, provides daily oversight for the Sanctuary and oversees the long-term preservation of the wreck site and the artifacts that have been recovered from the USS Montior. He is also heavily involved in policy development, education and public outreach to heighten public awareness and protect our submerged cultural legacy.
Tane Casserley, Research Coordinator (Credit: NOAA)
Tane Casserley, Research Coordinator, specializes in 19th-century warships and deep-water archaeology. He has led multiple NOAA archaeological expeditions using technical diving, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), and manned submersibles.
Joseph Hoyt, Maritime Archaeologist (Credit: NOAA)
Joseph Hoyt, Maritime Archaeologist, specializes in archaeological recording of deep water shipwrecks. He has worked on projects in the Great Lakes, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and several inland rivers. Most recently, Hoyt has been the Chief Scientist on a multifaceted wide area investigation of WWII era shipwrecks lost off the coast of North Carolina.