About the Artist 
After receiving an uproar of positive responses from her undergraduate oceanography students, marinescienceanimations.com was founded as a publicly accessible depository aimed at undergraduate and graduate levels for educational oceanography outreach.  Katie O'Malley (she/her)  recently graduated with a Master's of Science at UC Santa Barbara after studying bio-geo-chemical processes along the seafloor of the Santa Barbara Basin.  As an undergraduate, she studied Chemistry, Earth Science, and Dance at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Katie is a self-taught graphic artist.