About Jessica Keller
Jessica Keller is an underwater archaeologist with the National Park Service (NPS) Submerged Resources Center (SRC) based in Denver, CO. For over five years, she has traveled around the world with the SRC conducting scientific diving expeditions and promoting underwater stewardship for natural and cultural resources. This work includes everything from marine remote sensing survey and shipwreck documentation, to elementary classroom presentations. Her job allows her to combine her passion for technical diving with the preservation of our submerged heritage.
Diving plays a big role in Jessica’s life not only professionally, but in her spare time. She is certified in both open and closed circuit diving along with trimix and cave. Jessica also has spent time teaching as a PADI Instructor for a dive shop in the Florida Keys and for Indiana University. She is also a SOS Hyperlite Emergency Hyperbaric Stretcher Operator, NBDHMT Diver Medic Technician (DMT), and a NREMT Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), and is a past recipient of the Women Diver’s Hall of Fame Scholarship. She also has been selected as prime crew for the upcoming mission for Project Poseidon’s 100 Day Mission Underwater, and has recently been elected to the Board of Directors as Secretary of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS).
More about the NPS Submerged Resources Center can be found at www.nps.gov/src.