ocean exploration

The Conversation: Friday, September 14th, 2018

Sep 14, 2018
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Nuuanu Dam; Disaster Fatigue; Exploring New Lava Delta; Pioneering Scientist Returns to Hilo

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Scientists on board the research vessel, the Nautilus, sought refuge from tropical storm Olivia in South Point on the Big Island. Catherine Cruz spoke with Geologist Chris German with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute about the unexpected opportunity to collect data on the newly formed lava delta during a lull of the volcano.

NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Hohonu Moana 2016

 

Among those intently watching the storm are scientists preparing for a research expedition out to the Northwest Hawaiian islands. Biologist Chris Kelley is planning to leave this week to begin charting a seamount in Papahanaumokuakea.