Mission 2006

12.000 Solving Complex Problems
Mission Statement: Develop a way to characterize and monitor the well-being of the Amazon Basin Rainforest Ecosystem and Devise a set of Practical Strategies to ensure it's preservation.




NEWS Find out about our team's current research progress and decisions
Our Team's Goal (Definition of an A) Find out about what our team is aiming to accomplish in this Mission 2006!
Our Team's Schedule/Plan for the Semester Find out about how our team will manage time through out the semester.
MY RESEARCH To see my Research Progress, Click here!!!!!
Mission 2006 Fianl Report and Presentation To see Mission 2006 Final Report and Presentation, Click here!
After Mission 2006 To see my final comments and thoughts about Mission 2006, Click here!
Links Links to sites related to Mission 2006


As I usually research about Macro-organisms in water, I might not be able to answer or provide information about all the things you want to know about the water system in Amazon Basin. So, if you want to know something more specific, you can always contact anyone of my team members. Here's a list of all my team members and their contact information.
Name e-mail address Work/ Research Area
Ryan Allard furness@mit.edu Biochemistry and chemical composition of the water.
Lauren Cooney lacooney@mit.edu Effects of environmental and evolutionary changes, seasonal variations and human development on water ecosystem; Effects of water on other ecosystems in the rainforest
Katrina Cornell muir@mit.edu Sediment flow, erosion
Jonathan Karr  jkarr@mit.edu Outflow, inflow and storage of the Amazon water system
MinJi Kim minjikim@mit.edu Macro-organisms
Melanie Michalak meljmic@mit.edu Micro-organisms
Last Updated on December 10th 2002