Who Am I?
Frederick Ball did post-graduate studies in Marine Biology/Oceanology at the University of Hawaii. He worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Hawaii studying the behavior of dolphins at the Kewalo Basin Marine Research Lab and also as a manager of a U.H. field station located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Additional work includes 9 years as a marine biologist with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and over 10 years as a part-time Marine Biology/Oceanology lecturer at Chaminade University in Honolulu. In Costa Rica he has worked several years teaching science at various private high schools and was contracted by the Universidad de las Americas to write a document in English about the natural history of Costa Rica for exchange students from the United States. Currently, he has been working in Costa Rica as a licensed tour guide with emphasis on the natural environment.