Archive for May, 2018

 

DAY 4: Day 4 of No Sleep

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Today we started off with a skype visit from Dr. Wedding to give us a brief introduction to GIS which will help us in developing our research.  GIS stands for geographic information systems and is a tool used for collecting, managing, and analyzing spatial data. We started to think about our proposal ideas and figure […]

DAY 3: FUNGIA IN THE SUN-GIA

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As another rainy day started on Moku O L’oe , spirits were certainly not as damp as the weather outside. The four scientific paper summaries we ALL completed the night before (well, most…) found us admittedly exhausted, but still very much willing to learn more about the subject of marine habitats in Kaneohe Bay. We […]

Day 2: GETTING OUR FEET WET

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Aloha mai kākou, itʻs Baylee and Mike here! This morning we awoke to pouring rain and had our first breakfast on Coconut Island. We stayed positive about the coming day and received a boat safety lecture from Jason Jones. Everyone learned to tie a bowline and how to properly cleat a boat. Due to our collective […]

Day 1: Ho’omaka- To begin

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Aloha! 403 is back again this summer and all the students arrived on Coconut Island this morning ready to go. It’s going to be a month packed full of coral surveys, water analysis, benthic studies and more! In the classroom we have a great line up of guest speakers coming to talk to us about all […]