Coral Reef Restoration

Samantha Simpson

Samantha Simpson

Upper Keys Field Operations Lead - Staff Biologist

Samantha Simpson is a Coral Reef Restoration Staff Biologist at Mote's Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration on Key Largo, FL. Prior to her employment at Mote, Samantha completed her degree in Marine Science at the University of Florida. Her position is to support Mote’s coral reef restoration activities through coral husbandry, outplanting, and monitoring. Samantha coordinates field operations facilitating coral restoration and research in the Upper Keys as well as captains Mote vessels.

Education

B.S. in Marine Science, University of Florida, 2018