BENEFITING: Algalita Marine Research and Education
ORGANIZER: Algalita Marine Research and Education
Algalita Marine Research Foundation wrote -Algalita Marine Research Foundation, 5 Gyres Institute and Pangaea Explorations, LLC, offer an unprecedented opportunity to scientists, educators and interested parties to sail through the projected
debris field left in the wake of two of nature's deadliest forces....a massive earthquake and devastating tsunami. Join our research expedition through the North Pacific Ocean sailing aboard Pangaea Explorations Sea Dragon.
May 1, 2012. The first leg leaves from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands through an area of the North Pacific Gyre referred to as the “Western Garbage Patch” where little research has been conducted on plastic pollution. Following arrival in Japan on May 23, there will be a week layover in Japan.
May 30, 2012 The second leg will begin May 30, traveling due east from Japan to Hawaii crossing the Tsunami Debris Field, arriving on Maui, Hawaii, July 1.
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