Heather R. Riddles is an Engineering Research
Associate and the Web Mistress of the Institute. She has been with the
Shoreline Environmental Research Facility for going on five years. She
started as a student worker preparing Gamma Spectroscopy samples in the
Metals Lab and sampling the local beach waters for Texas Beach Watch. Within
six months she became full-time during summers and branched out to many
projects. Upon graduation, Heather became the Web Mistress of SERF, designing
and building a new web site for the Institute. Heather also works for
Physical Oceanographer Dr.
William Schmitz Jr. as Web Master of Dr. Schmitz's online
book on the Gulf of Mexico Circulation. She also performs technical
editing and formatting for Dr. Schmitz, and creates graphics for his
online book and publications. In her years at SERF, Heather has worked
extensively on the High
Frequency (HF) Radar project, has designed and created many project
websites for SERF, performs IT duties, and frequently works in the field. She
also designed and built the Port Freeport Flow-Info PC, which collects the
data from SERF's instruments in the
Summa Cum Laude in Spring 2003 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology,
and is a NASA scholar and a Desk and Derrick Scholar. In her spare time she
likes to hang out with her Great Pyrenees "
She has accepted a new job assignment in February 2006 with: VirTex Petrolium Company and now works as a Geologist. We Miss her.
Office location downtown
2nd Tandem Skydive (.wmv video file)