Tag Archives: Hawai`i Institute of Marine Biology

Assessing impacts of coral bleaching: NOAA scientists embark on a three-month survey of coral reef ecosystems in the Hawaiian Archipelago

by Drs. Bernardo Vargas-Ángel and Rusty Brainard Today, scientists from the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Program boarded the NOAA Ship Hi‘ialakai to begin a 75-day Hawaiian Archipelago Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (HARAMP) research mission. … Continue reading

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Leaving Johnston Atoll waters: PIFSC SE-13-07 “Deep -7” Bottomfish research expedition blog

Aloha to the Pacific Remote Island Marine National Monument waters of Johnston Atoll. The sampling objectives have been accomplished and the scientists and crew onboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette and are heading home. The bird colony (comprised mainly … Continue reading

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All in a day’s work: PIFSC SE-13-07 “Deep -7” Bottomfish research expedition blog.

The bottomfish research expedition is progressing along nicely and the work is keeping the scientists very busy. The day begins early as the crew meet to discuss the day’s bottomfish sampling locations. The small boats are then deployed to commence … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) SE-13-07 “Deep -7” Bottomfish research expedition blog

On Sunday August 18th 2013 scientists aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette departed Ford Island Hawaii (NOAA’s soon to be new home) en route to waters of Johnston Atoll. This research expedition will be engaged in a 19-day research … Continue reading

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Researchers complete surveys of coral disease off the north shore of Kaua`i

By Bernardo Vargas-Ángel Members of the benthic team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) returned to Honolulu on May 8 from a week-long deployment on Kaua`i, where they conducted surveys as part of a project funded by PISFC … Continue reading

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