Dr. Thomas F. King boasts thirty years of experience as a professional archaeologist and historic preservation expert, including extensive fieldwork in Micronesia. He serves as project archaeologist for The Earhart Project. The author of three books, Dr. King lives in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Randall S. Jacobson is a geophysicist with the U.S. navy and an expert on oceanic seismic activity and naval mine-hunting technology. He lives in Lynn Haven, Florida.
Kenton Spading serves as the technology and remote sensing coordinator for The Earhart Project. An engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Spading has done extensive research for this book in England, Kiribati, Tuvalu, New Zealand and the United States. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.