Established in the early twentieth century after the area's bird population was decimated by hunting, the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is today one of the best birding sites in Oregon.
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Photo journalist Thom Hoffman provides a new video wrapping up week 3 of the expedition with an emphasis on how scientists gather samples from the deep sea.
Dr. David Gruber discusses how depth affects light and color in the deep ocean and how animals have adapted to this.
Team member Abby Keller provides a few thoughts about water — the ever-present but often forgotten feature of the ocean!
Deep-sea corals consists of colonies of small animals. But the communities they create may include thousands of additional species.
Photoh journalist Thom Hoffman provides a video update to week 2 of the team's work in the Phoenix Islands.
Alexis Weinnig, a Ph.D. candidate at Temple University, talks about what the team is discovering about corals by looking at them close up.
Team journalist Thom Hoffman discusses how the science team is collecting, documenting and preserving samples of deep sea coral.
Dr. Randi Rotjan the complexities of depth and technology as the team onboard the R/V continue their dives in the Phoenix Island Chain.
Youth Correspondent Russell Stone discusses his love of SCUBA diving and what happens when curious sturgeon take an interest in you at the Oregon Coast Aquarium.