Featured Scientist: Dr. Daniel Wagner
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Hohonu Moana. Download larger version

Dr. Daniel Wagner, science lead from the expedition, talks about his work as a marine ecologist and the value of ocean exploration. He also discusses the success of the 2015 Hohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off Hawii expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, which had a total of 18 dives both inside and very close to the boundaries of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.