Tag Archives: Coral Reef

The Indian Ocean’s heat is having effects on land, too. NOAA Coral Reef Watch Ocean heat is off the charts – here’s what that means for humans and ecosystems around the world

Ocean temperatures have been off the charts since mid-March 2023, with the highest average levels in 40 years of satellite monitoring, and the impact is breaking through in disruptive ways around the world. Read more via The Conversation.

Using coral geochemistry to understand environmental conditions

Coral reef ecosystems are declining globally. Understanding the occurrence and mechanism of decline is important, but tracing past pollution and climate events that impact coral populations is difficult owing to sparse monitoring. Keep reading on Nature.Com.