Tag Archives: Hawaii Pacific University

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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Day 3 – PIFSC SE-13-07 “Deep -7” Bottomfish research expedition blog

Tuesday August 20th 2013, is the third day aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette and the scientists are settling into life at sea. The weather has been fine and everyone hopes it continues. Prior to reaching the first sampling station … 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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