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The invisible crowd: update on reef monitoring cruise in main Hawaiian Islands

By Emma George In addition to surveys of reef fishes and benthic invertebrates in the main Hawaiian Islands, studies of microbial communities were part of the Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (Pacific RAMP) cruise aboard the NOAA Ship Hi`ialakai … Continue reading

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Update from Timor-Leste: scientists complete live-aboard mission to survey reef fishes and benthos, assess ocean acidification

By Andrew Gray Scientists from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem (CRED) recently finished a 2-week live-aboard expedition to survey reef fish and benthic communities, collect water samples, and record data on seafloor depths along the northern coast of Timor-Leste. This … Continue reading

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Update from Timor-Leste: team completes 50 surveys of reef fish and benthic communities in first week

By Paula Ayotte PIFSC scientists have been assessing and monitoring the coral reef ecosystems at islands and atolls in the central and western Pacific since 2000. The PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem (CRED) now is establishing baselines and initiating capacity building … Continue reading

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Oceanographic study defines climatological ranges and anomalies for Pacific coral reef ecosystems

Jamison Gove and Oliver Vetter of the oceanography team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) and partners at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California San Diego, NOAA’s Coral Reef Watch, and the University of … Continue reading

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