Tag Archives: Kevin O’Brien

Taking Out Trash

by Kevin O’Brien A friend of mine from Idaho just said to me, “you know, it’s good to have a job that lets you make piles.” I smiled immediately because I totally agree with him. He said, “There’s nothing like … Continue reading

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Scientists map seafloor around Mo‘orea in French Polynesia

By Kevin O’Brien Last month, scientists from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), along with scientists from the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH), began work on a collaborative … Continue reading

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Researchers embark on mission to fill in gaps in data of seafloor depths around O`ahu

By John Rooney Today, members of the benthic habitat mapping team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) and other CRED staff began a 3-week mission (SB-13-11) to survey around the island of O`ahu with a NOAA survey launch, … Continue reading

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The final count: team removes 14 metric tons of marine debris from Midway Atoll

By Kevin O’Brien Members of the marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) returned to Honolulu on April 19 from a 21-day marine debris survey and removal effort at Midway Atoll. Since the last blog update … Continue reading

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Update from Midway Atoll: team removes Japan tsunami boat, 9 metric tons of marine debris

By Kevin O’Brien Staff members of the marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) are near the end of a 21-day mission to survey and remove marine debris at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. As … Continue reading

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Team starts marine debris mission at Midway Atoll

By Mark Manuel The marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division on March 28 began a 21-day mission during which they will remove and survey marine debris in nearshore waters and on beaches at Midway Atoll, a … Continue reading

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