Pohnpei, Ant Atoll & Pakin Atoll – 2016

Dates: July 23 – August 6, 2016Divers: Dr. Stuart Sandin, Dr. Brian Zgliczynski, Zach CaldwellLead Organization: OneReef, Scripps Institution of OceanographyCollaborators: Conservation Society of Pohnpei, The Nature Conservancy  

Palau – July, 2016

Dates: July 23 – July 27, 2016 Divers: Dr. Stuart Sandin, Dr. Brian Zgliczynski Lead Organization: OneReef, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

New Publication: “Bright Spots” in Coral Reefs

“Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs” Nature (2016) Joshua E. Cinner, Cindy Huchery, M. Aaron MacNeil, Nicholas A.J. Graham, Tim R. McClanahan, Joseph Maina, Eva Maire, John N. Kittinger, Christina C. Hicks, Camilo Mora, Edward H. Allison, Stephanie D’Agata, Andrew Hoey, David A. Feary, Larry Crowder, Ivor D. Williams, Michel Kulbicki, Laurent Vigliola, Laurent Wantiez, Graham Edgar, Rick D. … Read More

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, the unique and active geologic … Read More

100IC Team Participating on NOAA CREP Cruises

This summer, members of the 100 Island Challenge team will be joining the NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) to survey the islands of the Hawaiian archipelago! The mission of the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) is to provide high-quality scientific information about the status and trends of coral reef ecosystems of the central and western Pacific (see map) to … Read More