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Managing a National Monument

Information from the expedition will complement the management plans for the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, as managers will review remotely operated vehicle and mapping data to help identify communities living in each area, so that they can fine tune their management practices to best protect Monument resources.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer