Tag Archives: Nihoa

24 days, 900 buckets, 4 seals,…

It is the end of another Hawaiian monk seal field season.  The research cruise to pick up all of our field teams has returned, and our Chief Scientist for the cruise, Stacie Robinson, reflects on the experience. …580 water jugs, … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans…

To paraphrase the immortal words of Robert Burns, the best laid plans of monk seals and unmanned aerial systems often go awry. We are currently on day three of our NOAA’s ARC journey to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands to conduct … Continue reading

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Monk seal team visits Nihoa

Photos and post by Siri Hakala June 23 Yesterday morning there was a knock on our stateroom door. Jessie Lopez (Chief Scientist) and Charles Littnan (Lead of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program) were inviting me to join the crew … Continue reading

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