06 Jul '12, 1pm

Coral reef systems collapsed for 2,500 years during earlier period of climate change, @FloridaTech study finds #coral

06 Jul 2012: Coral Reef Systems Collapsed During Earlier Changes to Climate An increase in ocean temperatures that occurred 4,000 years ago triggered a collapse of coral reef systems in the eastern Pacific that lasted for about 2,500 years, according to a new study. In an analysis In Fight to Save Coral Reefs, Finding Strategies that Work In four decades as a marine biologist, Nancy Knowlton has played a key role in documenting the biodiversity of coral reefs and the threats they increasingly face. In an interview with Yale e360 , she highlights conservation projects that offer hope of saving these irreplaceable ecosystems. READ MORE of 17-foot core samples taken from the frameworks of coral reefs off the Panama coast, scientists from the Florida Institute of Technology found that the reefs stopped growing during a period that coincided with the start of a period of dramat...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/coral_reef_systems_collapsed_...

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