The Shark Research Committee documents predation events and shark/human encounters by the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, along the Pacific Coast of North America. If you would like to volunteer to assist in one or more of these research projects be sure to check out their website. The data collected from research volunteers will be cataloged as part of the existing project data base. The Shark Research Committee is currently engaged in several research projects including Unprovoked Shark Attacks, Shark Encounters and White Shark Predation. Please select the appropriate category for the experience being reported. Volunteers providing data for these research projects will be acknowledged upon their publishing.