After three months of operations, four cruise legs, 65 days at sea, and 37 remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dives, the 2015 Hohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off Hawai’i expedition was brought to a close.
From July 10 to September 30, a team of NOAA and external partners both at-sea and on shore conducted mapping and remotely operated vehicle operations in the deep waters of the Hawaiian Archipelago, including the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument and Johnston Atoll – part of the recently expanded Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.Learn more
Leg 4 Dive 13: Guyot RidgeLearn more
Leg 4 Dive 04: Southeast JohnstonLearn more
Dive 08: Bank 9 SouthLearn more