Brian Andrews is a geographer with the Seafloor Mapping Group at the US Geological Survey, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center. His work focuses on the collection, processing, and analysis of high-resolution marine geophysical survey data. This is his sixth research cruise in the Puerto Rico Trench area.
Brian Andrews graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1988 with a degree in Physical Geography and completed his Master's Degree in Geography at East Carolina University in 1998. In addition, Brian is a former professional mariner and holds Master/Mate licenses from the US Coast Guard for vessels up to 200 tons (Near Coastal) and 1600 tons (oceans).