Maug – 2014

Dates: May 13-18, 2014 Divers: Clinton Edwards & Michael Fox Lead Organization: NOAA CREP Collaborators: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photo Credit: Stefanie Gordon

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