Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dockside in Hawaii

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is currently dockside in Honolulu, Hawaii, preparing for the upcoming expedition. On July 10, we will begin mapping, targeting areas within the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. Remotely operated vehicle operations (dives) are scheduled to start at the beginning … Continue reading

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Hawaii bound!

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer has successfully completed dry dock repairs and is headed to Hawaii. The rest of the field season will focus on ROV and mapping operations to address science and management needs in and around Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, … Continue reading

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In Dry Dock

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is now in dry dock in Bellingham, Washington, undergoing repairs. We will keep you posted on how things move along and when we are ready to head to Hawaii.

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Approaching Bellingham

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer has begun her approach into Bellingham, Washington. We will continue mapping until it gets too shallow, at which time we will then secure all systems on board for a dry dock repair period.

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Heading to Bellingham 

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is back underway and steaming towards Bellingham, WA, for dry dock. Our sonar systems are currently secured as we are in 15-20 ft seas, but as soon as the weather calms down we will continue mapping … Continue reading

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