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NWHI Coral Health, Ecosystem Connectivity, Apex Predator Movement, Mapping, and Deep-Sea Time-Lapse Camera Expedition, July 2007

Returned July 29, 2007

The Hi`ialakai at Pearl and HermesFrom July 7th through July 29th 2007, the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Ship Hi`ialakai ("embracing pathways to the sea," pictured to left), conducted a research expedition to the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. The expedition included ecosystem connectivity research, apex predator (jacks, sharks, grey snapper) tagging and movement studies, coral health assessment, deep-sea time-lapse cameras, and mapping missions.

Click here to see where the Hi'ialakai is now.
Click here to see current data from the ship.

Click here for maps of the region

Click here to see descriptions of the research projects

Videos by Ziggy Livnat

Gardner Pinnacles on YouTube

Pearl and Hermes Atoll on YouTube

Reports from the Ship by Keeley Belva

Erik Franklin Interview with Erik Franklin
Meet the scientists Day 18 - Meet the Scientists
Kure nursery Day 13 - Kure Atoll
Jeff Drazen Interview with Jeff Drazen (Deep-sea Drop cam)
Corraline algae Day 8 - Lisianski Island
Paul Jokiel Interview Interview with Paul Jokiel
Galapagos sharks at Gardner Pinnacles. Credit Louis Rocha Day 6 - Gardner Pinnacles
Scott Godwin Interview with Scott Godwin
Nihoa freshwater seeps Day 4 - Nihoa Freshwater Seeps
Leaving Honolulu Day 1 - Leaving Honolulu








Coral bleaching

Galapagos shark

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