Joshua Hill

Upon return from a deployment in Iraq with the United States Marine Corps, I had become tired of employment based upon my heavy lifting and bullet stopping abilities. With a resume already multiple pages thick with entries including Bartender, Ironworker, SCUBA Instructor, Lumber Salesman, and US Marine, I decided to continue the education I started eleven years ago. Due to a lifelong interest in the ocean, an early indoctrination of Cousteau specials, and perhaps too many Clive Cussler books, Oceanography seemed the only logical course of study.  The University of Washington had a great program so I enrolled immediately.  I have concentrated my studies in Geological Oceanography, with specific studies in remote sensing, GIS and bathymetric mapping.  On my own time I am an avid technical diver and have logged hundreds of hours underwater, including deep mixed gas dives.

Affiliation: UW