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Scientists Return from Expedition to Papahanaumokuakea

Monday, 2 October 2017, 8:55 am | NOAA

On September 30, scientists aboard NOAA Ship Hiialakai returned to Oahu after completing a 24-day expedition to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. During the NOAA-funded expedition, the team continued long-term monitoring of reef fish, ... More >>

Scientists Return from Assessing ‘Opihi Populations

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:59 am | NOAA

On September 25, scientists aboard the research vessel M/V Searcher returned to Oahu after monitoring ‘opihi populations and other rocky intertidal organisms in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. This year marks the ninth annual intertidal monitoring ... More >>

International report confirms 2015 warmest year on record

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 12:00 pm | NOAA

A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2015 surpassed 2014 as the warmest year since at least the mid-to-late 19th century. Last year’s record heat resulted from the combined influence of long-term global warming and one of the strongest ... More >>

Scientists discover largest sponge known in the world

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:06 am | NOAA

Scientists discover largest sponge known in the world during deep-sea explorations in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument More >>

February global temperature anomaly sets new record

Friday, 18 March 2016, 10:20 am | NOAA

Record warmth across the globe was aided by a strong El Niño that peaked during the winter. The average temperature for the globe during December-February was 2.03°F above the 20th century average according to scientists from NOAA’s National Centers ... More >>

NOAA declares third ever global coral bleaching event

Friday, 9 October 2015, 10:56 am | NOAA

As record ocean temperatures cause widespread coral bleaching across Hawaii, NOAA scientists confirm the same stressful conditions are expanding to the Caribbean and may last into the new year, prompting the declaration of the third global coral bleaching ... More >>

Scientists describe new species of black coral

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 8:25 am | NOAA

(Honolulu) – This week, the scientific journal Zootaxa published findings from a study describing a new species of black coral in Hawaii. Scientists from NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the Smithsonian Institution’s National ... More >>

Scientists chart seafloor of marine protected areas

Sunday, 13 April 2014, 4:09 pm | NOAA

(Honolulu) – On April 11, scientists returned from a 36-day mapping expedition to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. The Monument is the largest protected area in the United States, ... More >>


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