- End of Expedition
Latitude: 22° 24.287' N
180° 41.486' W
Area Name: 1/2 Day at Nihoa
Island, then Transit to Honolulu, ETA 10:00 AM 10/7/02
Barometer: 1016.9 mb and falling
Winds: 25 - 30 Knots N
Description: Partly cloudy, Isolated showers
Forecast: High pressure continues to build in Central
Pacific, slowly moving over Hawaiian Islands.
Waves: 6-10' NE
REA (Rapid Ecological Assessment) Team A: 1 dive -
NW corner of island. Basalt boulders, 67'. High relief habitat.
Omilu, Kahala, Wahanui.
(Rapid Ecological Assessment) Team B: Last dive of
trip made successfully on west side of island. Big boulders
underwater in jumbled piles. Lots of fish. Seaweeds hiding
in crevices. One monk seal escorted the divers.
Archaeology : Surveyed three anchors lost at Nihoa Island.
Too rough, high swell.
Team: Too rough, high swell.
Talk About It!
Test question from the development team.
Asked by Dan from University of Hawaii on Sep 8, 2004.
This is a test question, please ignore it (and delete it).
Answered by Dan from U. Hawaii on Sep 8, 2004.
If this shows up it worked.