Next Expedition Starts February 16

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is currently in port in Pago Pago, American Samoa, following the completion of a successful mapping expedition. Our next expedition begins February 16 and continues through March 2. During the mission, NOAA and partners will explore unknown and poorly known deepwater areas in American Samoa and Samoa, with an emphasis on Rose Atoll Marine National Monument, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, and National Park of American Samoa. First dive is scheduled for February 16!

Learn more: http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1702/welcome.html

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