Ecosystems evaluation — Measure & map ecosystem baselines for planning, design & management; quantify species & populations. Population dynamics — Measure & map changes in benthic, aquatic, & riparian populations. Fish tracking — Monitor fish movement & habitat. Benthic ecology — Image sediment water interface (benthic zone); categorize habitats.
- Suspended sediments — Image point source & nonpoint source suspended sediments
- Invasive species — Map & measure invasive & native species populations
- Preservation (tapu) — Identify, characterize, & value natural or man-made resources that are so valuable or sensitive that action should be severely limited or prohibited
- Leadership (mana) — Serve construction projects aspiring to exceptional performance with knowledge for planning and risk-reduction, monitoring during project, & acceptance at the end