Ecosystem Sciences Division Standard Operating Procedures: Data Collection for Rapid Ecological Assessment Benthic Surveys, 2018 Update

Ecosystem Sciences Division Standard Operating Procedures: Data Collection for Rapid Ecological Assessment Benthic Surveys, 2018 Update« This 2018 document update is intended as a reference and provides guidelines for training, sampling, and data entry for the monitoring of coral populations and benthic communities as part of the Pacific …

Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program Data Report Ecological monitoring 2019 – Reef fishes and benthic habitats of the main Hawaiian Islands

Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program Data Report Ecological monitoring 2019 – Reef fishes and benthic habitats of the main Hawaiian Islands« The Ecosystem Sciences Division (ESD) established a long-term monitoring program, known as the Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (Pacific RAMP) in 2000. Pacific RAMP, which is …

A Collaboration to Conserve our Coral Reefs: Highlights of a 10-year Partnership between The Nature Conservancy, the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, and the U.S. Coral Reef Jurisdictions

A Collaboration to Conserve our Coral Reefs: Highlights of a 10-year Partnership between The Nature Conservancy, the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, and the U.S. Coral Reef Jurisdictions« The Nature Conservancy, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, and seven U.S. coral reef jurisdictions completed a $13.5 million, 10-year …

Taking the metabolic pulse of the world’s coral reefs

Taking the metabolic pulse of the world’s coral reefs« Worldwide, coral reef ecosystems are experiencing increasing pressure from a variety of anthropogenic perturbations including ocean warming and acidification, increased sedimentation, eutrophication, and overfishing, which could shift reefs to a condition of net calcium carbonate …

Effect of seawater temperature, pH, and nutrients on the distribution and character of low abundance shallow water benthic foraminifera in the Galapagos

Effect of seawater temperature, pH, and nutrients on the distribution and character of low abundance shallow water benthic foraminifera in the Galapagos« In order to help predict the effects of anthropogenic stressors on shallow water carbonate environments, it is important to focus research on regions containing natural oceanographic …