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Samantha Maness

Graduate Student
Coastal Carolina University

Samantha Maness is a graduate student at Coastal Carolina University. Samantha's current research involves calculating the water budget of two stormwater detention ponds. Her work focuses on groundwater influence on coastal water bodies. Samantha was a lab technician for the North Carolina Plants for Human Health Institute, a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow for Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island's School of Oceanography, and a Milton Rose Science Scholar at Pfeiffer University.

Samantha Maness graduated from Pfeiffer University in 2013 with degree's in chemistry and mathematics.

"I am excited to sail aboard the Nautilus and take my research to new depths!"


Samantha participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: