Beth Horness first joined the NWFSC in 1993 as part of the Environmental Conservation Division. She assisted in the investigation of associations between sediment contaminants and discernable biological effects and issues of scientific data management. She moved to the Center's FRAM Division in 2000. Beth holds a master of marine affairs from the University of Washington.
Beth continues in a data processing and management role, organizing information collected during annual West Coast Groundfish Surveys.