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  • Trichodesmium bloom visible off the bow of the NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter during the August 2018 EcoMon cruise.
  • Average chlorophyll a concentration, the primary green phytoplankton pigment used to estimate phytoplankton concentrations, from October 2018 for the Northeast U.S. continental shelf derived from the MODIS-Aqua ocean color satellite sensor (NASA).
  • A chain-forming diatom, a common type of phytoplankton, found in the New York Bight area.
  • Rescued Kemp's ridley sea turtle receiving exam prior to flight south to continue rehabilitation in North Carolina
  • Sea turtles packed in banana boxes and covered with blankets to maintain their temperature during flight
  • Sea turtles in flight from Massachusetts to North Carolina with pilots Filangeri and co-pilot Wernau.
  • Pilot Ed Filangeri and Co-Pilot Chris Wernau prepare to fly turtles from Massachusetts to North Carolina
  • North Atlantic right whale mother and calf, sighted June 6, 2014 during an aerial survey.
  • Right whale, Eubalaena, calf counts over time, 1992 – 2016, raw data. Acronyms in the legend are: NARW (red) for North Atlantic right whale, E. glacialis; SRW Oz (blue) for Southern right whale, E. australis, Southwest Australia
  • A Southern right whale
  • A load of derelict fishing nets are craned from a small boat onto the deck of the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette for transport back to Honolulu
  • This green sea turtle (called honu in Hawaiian) got tangled in a ball of fishing line and nets at Pearl and Hermes Atoll.
  • Do you recognize any of these items? In addition to fishing nets, buoys, and floats, the team also finds everyday items that you might have in your home, including bottles, cigarette lighters, toys, toothbrushes, umbrella handles, and even shoes.
  • Hawaiian monk seals are one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world, with only 1,400 individuals remaining, most of which live in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
  • On these remote, unpopulated shorelines, the team walks miles around the perimeter and along the coast to pick up plastic debris by hand and remove it from the habitat.
  • A team of divers works to carefully remove a net from the reef while two small boat crews motor in to pick up the net
  • The divers remove a large net from the reef at Pearl and Hermes Atoll. They painstakingly cut the nets off dense thickets of Porites compressa
  • Marine debris divers are towed underwater to look for derelict nets along a sand margin dropoff just inside the barrier reef of Pearl and Hermes Atoll.
  • Kristen Kelly, marine debris technician, holds her breath and free-dives down to carefully cut and remove a large derelict fishing net from the reef at Pearl and Hermes Atoll
  • The team works together to pull a large mass of nets into the boat near the barrier reef at Midway Atoll.
  • Pearl and Hermes Atoll
  • Octocoral Chromoplexaura markii with a rosy rockfish (Sebastes rosaceus) at 282 feet on Rittenburg Bank in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
  • Air Station Cape Cod rescue aircrews and the rescued four fishermen from fishing boat Aaron & Melissa II pose for a group photograph at Brunswick Executive Airport. The fishing crew abandoned ship about 60 miles off the coast of Rockland, Maine.
  • Bunbury dolphins
  • Bunbury dolphins
  • OpenCPN chart sample
  • Groove WiFi Booster
  • Google Earth KAP files
  • LuckyGrib weather forecast data
  • SSB radio
  • A Pactor modem
  • Garmin InReach
  • Communication devices
  • VI Mid-Island special event - Christmas Potluck
  • Walking path across the delta leading to Portuguese beaches.
  • View of the old city of Cadiz
  • Inside the Cathedral in Seville
  • Hanging-off-the-rat-lines-on-the-Nina
  • A chart from 1987 shows an island in this position, which is now occupied by what appears to be a rocky shoal
  • Cascais Anchorage
  • Portuguese Pavers - Cascais
  • Sagres Anchorage
  • Vasco da Gama Statue - Sines
  • Sintra
  • Red 1 - 8 Lisbon to Faro 204 nautical miles Phil completed solo
  • Pena Palace - Sintra
  • Sintra
  • Red Roo on anchor in Sines
  • Castle of the Moors - Sintra
  • Pena Palace - Sintra
  • Cape St Vincent
  • Fountain - Cascais
  • 2018 ARC  check-in
  • 2018 ARC  check-in
  • Swan 65 Saloon
  • Swan 65
  • Swan 65
  • Swan 65
  • OCC British Columbia Rally 2018
  • Alex aboard Aleria sailing in Clew Bay where Alex and Daria are Port Officers. Clare Island is in the background.
  • The Figure 8 Voyage
  • A close-up view of the rift separating Pine Island Glacier and iceberg B-46, as seen on an Operation IceBridge flight on November 7, 2018.
  •  Bleached coral in Guam in 2017
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  • VI South Club Night - Vaka Motu: In the Wake of the Ancestors
  • World's largest sailing yacht - Aerial Drone view
  • Hannah Barkley extracts a core from a massive Porites colony. The core contains clues about the recovery of the reef after the bleaching event.
  • Coral cores waiting to be CAT scanned at WHOI.
  • A very old Porites colony on Jarvis has seen many El Nino's. Extreme heat caused by the 2015-16 El Nino killed a significant portion of the coral tissue, but some remained alive, and had started to grow back, green and healthy, by 2016.
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