Tag Archives: sonar

Researchers survey a high-priority coral reef area off Maui

By John Rooney A team of scientists from the Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) of the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center on Tuesday began a mission to conduct acoustic and optical surveys of the waters of coral reef ecosystems … Continue reading

Posted in coral reef ecosystem | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Researchers resurvey grounding site off south shore of O`ahu

By John Rooney Researchers from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) recently completed a small-boat mission (SB-13-25) during which they resurveyed the grounding site of the USS Port Royal, which ran aground in February 2009 nearly 1 km south … Continue reading

Posted in coral reef ecosystem | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Researchers use underwater vehicles to survey bottomfishes near Maui Nui

By John Rooney Jeremy Taylor, Jeff Anderson, and John Rooney of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division are participating in a PIFSC cruise (SE-13-02) for insular bottomfish surveys on April 15–29 aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette in an … Continue reading

Posted in coral reef ecosystem | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,