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Monthly Archives: September 2015
We are sailing across the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands aboard the NOAA Research Vessel Oscar Elton Sette.
The Sette is a working ship: Researchers undertake numerous scientific endeavors; engineers ensure the engines pulse and drive us forward; officers keep us sailing safely; stewards create amazing meals and keep everyone happy; and the crew makes sure that everything … Continue reading
NOAA’s A.R.C. Sets Sail: The Hawaiian Monk Seal Assessment and Recovery Camps Cruise is Headed Back to the NWHI
Aloha from on board the NOAA Research Vessel Oscar Elton Sette as we undertake our mission to help the endangered Hawaiian monk seal. Our cruise, formally known as SE-15-06, is to support our annual Hawaiian Monk Seal Assessment and Recovery … Continue reading
by Marie Hill, Andrea Bendlin, Adam Ü, and Allan Ligon After two stormy weeks off Guam, we decided to go to Rota for a week to see what we might find there. In the past, we have had good luck … Continue reading
By Megan Moews-Asher Let us begin with the “why”… At the request of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the NOAA Fisheries’ Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) team has been working with colleagues in Indonesia since 2011 to help … Continue reading