From Safe Harbor in Palmyra

Barbara Block, Prothro Professor of Marine Science
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Robert C Seamans
Robert C Seamans

SSV Robert C. Seamans (file photo)

After 1400 nm of sailing south from Hawaii at an average speed of approximately 6.5 knots- in seas that ranged between Beaufort 4 and 7 for most of the trip we are finally here at the Marine Protected Area known as Palmyra Atoll. Our Transect oceanography work is now complete with 4 project teams collecting oceanographic data daily that ranged from measuring pH, Chlorophyll, collecting and sequencing eDNA samples, to measuring the relationship of the depth of the oxygen minimum and deep scattering layer- to measuring the biomass captured in our meter net tows. Read more at the Stanford@SEA blog

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