Monthly Archives: November 2012

Workshop held in Guam on coral reef ecosystem model

Mariska Weijerman of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division has just returned from a 10-day trip to Guam. Here, she reports on her activities. With initial funding from the NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), Office of Habitat Conservation, and … Continue reading

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The final count: Timor-Leste expedition completed

Oliver Vetter, Max Sudnovsky, Noah Pomeroy, and Daniel Merritt of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) have returned from a field mission in Timor-Leste in the Coral Triangle region. This operation was part of a partnership that NOAA has … Continue reading

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Wave exposure explains some of the variation among benthic communities at Pearl and Hermes Atoll, study proves

Pearl and Hermes Atoll, located at 27°50′ N, 175°55′ W, is the largest atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) and part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world. A recently … Continue reading

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PIFSC at the fishery management council

Folks might be interested in the slides that accompanied my presentation to the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council this week. PIFSC_Council_October 2012 The slides don’t have narration but they are a bit self-explanatory for people who’ve been looking at this blog. … Continue reading

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