TREK OPS is characterized by the great diversity of its members’ backgrounds and interests.

Today the Joint Task Force (JTF) includes field and lab scientists, academics, adventurers and explorers from throughout North America whose disciplines or areas of expertise include:


+Documentary  film making

+Off-road driving
+Polar exploration
+Trained outdoor enthusiasts
+Treasure hunting


The TREK OPS B-Team structure usually consists of the following:

+Soft Science Expert (Masters or Ph.D.)
+Hard Science Expert (Masters or Ph.D.)
+Mission Specific Experts/Volunteers
+Research Associates
+Field Assistants

These teams can change according to the type of expedition or adventure.