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Tim Taylor is an accomplished ocean explorer and entrepreneur. He has spent over thirty years
working in the marine industry working with innovative diving technologies and leading
underwater expeditions. His work with the scientific, archaeological and oceanographic fields
has yielded his discovery of numerous reefs, including Sherwood Forest Reef, considered the
centerpiece of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve, Pulley Ridge, the deepest hermatypic coral
reef in the world and Black Forest Run, the largest black coral tract in the United States.
Tim has lead a team that mapped 1800 square miles of remote ocean bottom at 1500 meters
utilizing state of the art AUV systems working from his research vessel Tiburon.
His most recent accomplishments include the discovery, exploration, and documentation of
the WWI submarine USS R-12 that was lost in WWII in 600 feet of water entombing 42 sailors.
Tim has spent his life on the ocean from his own 65' live aboard research vessel working hand
in hand with noted biology, geology, ichthyology, archaeology, environmental and climate
change experts. Included in this list are Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Eugenie Clark, Frank Goddio,
Dr. Sue Hendrickson, Wes Skiles, Philipe Cousteau, University of Miami, Mote Marine Lab,
Scripps Marine Institute, European institute of Archaeology, University of Havana Cuba,
Cuba's Carisub, NOAA, EPA, and US Navy.
In recognition of his achievements he was inducted into the Prestigious Explorers Club as a
Fellow in 2004 and In 2008 he was the 40th person in the clubs 104 year history to receive
the clubs prestigious Citation Of Merit award for his contributions to the world of conservation
Tim has been profiled in the London Financial Times, The New York Times, Bloomberg
News and appears regularly on FOX, CNBC, BBC, CBC and CNN as an ocean technology and
A video presentation will also be shown on USS R-12 on
Wednesday at 11:30 am in room 339. This is an open session.
Underwater Intervention 2016
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UI 2016 Committee
Welcome from the UI Co-Chairs
UI Advisory Board
Schedule of Events
Underwater Intervention 2016 Conference Program