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How we stayed sane on the smallest island field camp in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands by Marylou Staman Imagine this: You wake up on a cot, under a canvas tent, and blink your eyes, wondering where you are. As you … Continue reading
by Bruce Mundy Reposted from the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer expedition, “Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts” mission logs. On September 8, 2017, this bright-red sea toad or coffinfish (Chaunacops species) was seen … Continue reading
By Joseph Bennington-Castro At the very core of the marine food web you’ll find plankton, which are tiny organisms that propagate and feed the rest of the ocean’s marine life — indirectly feeding everyone who enjoys seafood. Plankton, by definition, are small … Continue reading
PIFSC Young Scientist Opportunity (PYSO) Program Accepting Applications This February for 2016 Summer Internships
The 2016 PIFSC Young Scientist Opportunity (PYSO) program website has been updated with the four new projects available this summer. 2016 Pacific Islands Deep Sea Coral Exploration Story Map Growth Rate, Residency Times, and Foraging Ecology of Juvenile Green Turtles … Continue reading
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