UHM's Marine Option Program in American Samoa this Past Spring Break
MOP and ASCC participate in the Quantitative Underwater Ecological Surveying Techniques (QUEST) field course.
Members of the University of Hawaii Marine Option Program join students and faculty of the ASCC Marine Science Program to participate in the Quantitative Underwater Ecological Surveying Techniques (QUEST) field course in American Samoa. The field course was held this past Spring Break from March 9 to 14 in Nu'uuli. Students in QUEST gained new skills in monitoring the health of coral reefs and reef fish in American Samoa. For more information about QUEST please click the following link for an article written in the Samoa News: http://www.samoanews.com/content/en/ascc-marine-science-students-embark-quest-over-spring-break
Cover photo and photo below courtesy of Jeff Kuwabara, Coordinator of the UHM Marine Option Program