31 Jul '13, 3pm

Massive expansion of ocean survey to study impact of climate change on coral reefs

Massive expansion of ocean survey to study impact of climate change on coral reefs

Last year's seminal coral reef survey of the Great Barrier Reef by the Catlin Seaview Survey was just the tip of the proverbial iceberg when it comes to documenting and understanding the effects of climate change and ocean acidification on the world's coral reefs , but it was a big step in learning about the changes that are happening under the ocean. And now the Catlin survey is launching a massive new campaign that will put its focus on the Caribbean and Bermuda, taking hundreds of thousands of high-resolution panoramic images for semi-automated image analysis in order to monitor the reef conditions. The world's coral reefs have been called the “canary in the coal mine” for ocean acidification and climate change, and with the loss of an estimated 40% of reefs in the last 50 years due to pollution, exploitation, and extreme weather events, it's more important than ever be...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/seaview-survey...

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