Underway: Telepresence Mapping in Pacific Marine Protected Areas

After leaving Honolulu on January 20, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is now underway with the first expedition of 2017, mapping the seafloor in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument and Phoenix Islands Protected Area. The expedition will conclude on February 11 in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Learn more here: http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1701/welcome.html.

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