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Northern Marianas Islands

By Chris Sullivan   100 Island challenge team member Chris Sullivan recently accompanied NOAA’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) on their Mariana Archipelago Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program scientific expedition across the Northern most islands of the archipelago. This is Chris’s second time visiting the Marianas as part of CREP’s efforts. Although the islands are

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Maug’s Caldera: A Natural Laboratory

In May of 2014, 100 Island Challenge team members Clinton Edwards and Mike Fox joined the National Atmospheric and Atmospheric Administration Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) on the vessel Hi’ialakai for a special mission to the Island of Maug, located in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands National Monument. Essentially a sunken volcano caldera,

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