Transiting to South Point, Hawai’i for Dive 03

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is currently underway conducting mapping operations while transiting to the next dive site. Tomorrow dive 03 will be conducted at South Point offshore of the Big Island to re-survey a deep-water precious coral community growing on the lava formations from an 1868 high volume lava flow from Mauna Loa. ROV deployment is planned for 0815 HST tomorrow. Tune in and join us on the seafloor!

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