The 2004 Alcoa expeditioners share their unique experiences.


Diary Links

Michela Corradini's Diary


Michela Corradini travels from Fusina, Italy to Brazil to help with conservation research in the Pantanal. May 8-19
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Greg Heavens' Diary


Also collecting data on the Pantanal's food web is Greg Heavens from Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom. May 8-19
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Jim Durand's Diary


Jim Durand from Spanish Fork, Utah (USA) helps restore Vietnam's native forests. May 14-22
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Naomi Kerp's Diary


A second Alcoan working with reforestation scientists in Vietnam is Naomi Kerp from Booragoon, Australia. May 14-22
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Marla Corson's Diary


Marla Corson from Reading, Pennsylvania (USA) joins an excavation of a Roman fort on the Danube River. June 2-15
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Jason Suiter's Diary


Journeying from Davenport, Iowa (USA) to assist with the Roman fort archeological dig at Halmyris is Jason Suiter. June 2-15
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Gabor Barkoczy's Diary


Gabor Barkoczy from Székesfehérvár, Hungary, had to cancel his Bahama trip at the last minute due to an ear problem.

Kathleen Jehoul's Diary


Kathleen Jehoul from Paal, Belgium, will study the Bahamian coastal characteristics. July 12-22
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Betsy Butler's Diary


Betsy Butler of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA) helps Mexican communities in mangrove conservation. July 31-August 11
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Susan Parrish's Diary


Collecting plant and animal species for mangrove conservation in Mexico is Susan Parrish from Wheaton, Illinois (USA). July 31-August 11
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Mel Fiel's Diary


After a broken leg prevented an expedition to Iceland's glaciers in 2003, Mel Fiel from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA) gets a second chance. August 2-16
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Maryann Thorp's Diary


Also helping scientists study how sub-glacial volcanoes and their resulting floods affect the Icelandic landscape is Maryann Thorp from Anglesea, Australia. August 2-16
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Andrew Blair's Diary


Andrew Blair from Fruitport, Michigan (USA) heads to Jamaica's coral reefs to estimate the impact of multiple environmental factors. August 4-13
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Deborah Cronin's Diary


Journeying from Pinjara, Australia to Jamaica, Deborah Cronin joins her Alcoa colleague to study an ideal Caribbean coral reef habitat. August 4-13
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Jean-Pierre Barry's Diary


Jean-Pierre Barry from Québec, Canada joins scientists at one of three banding stations along a Europe to Africa bird migration route. August 16-27
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Jody Warner's Diary


Traveling almost as far as the migrating birds she's studying, Jody Warner of LaPorte, Indiana (USA) heads to Hungary. August 16-27
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Earthwatch Institute


Learn more about this international nonprofit, which supports scientific field research worldwide.
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Current Earthwatch Diaries


Read about the experiences of Alcoa employees who are currently participating in Earthwatch expeditions.
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