Implementation of the Guanica Bay Watershed Management Plan Integrated Watershed Management Actions: Final Report 2012-2017

Implementation of the Guanica Bay Watershed Management Plan Integrated Watershed Management Actions: Final Report 2012-2017« Historically, the Gu nica Bay area was associated with some of the most extensive and healthy reef complexes in Puerto Rico (Figure 1). Unfortunately, coral reefs worldwide have experienced an unprecedented decline …

Reduction and control of sediment-laden runoff near critical coral reef and other coastal ecosystems through the implementation of BMPs in Culebra, Puerto Rico FY-2016

Reduction and control of sediment-laden runoff near critical coral reef and other coastal ecosystems through the implementation of BMPs in Culebra, Puerto Rico FY-2016« The purpose ofthis project was to reduce the impact of unpaved roads on coralresources on Culebra, a CRCP priority area and the Caribbean Habitat Focus Area in Puerto …

Unpaved Road Standard for Caribbean and Pacific Islands

Unpaved Road Standard for Caribbean and Pacific Islands« To the best of our knowledge, this is the first guidance manual aimed at improving the longevity of unpaved road surfaces in Pacific and Caribbean island jurisdictions. On small, steep islands, the unpaved road network can be one of the biggest sources of sediment transport to …

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Secrets of the Deep Ocean

In summer 2010, the United States and the Republic of Indonesia explored deep-sea Indonesian waters that had never been seen before. Together they discovered fascinating areas of the Coral Triangle, where the Indian and Pacific Oceans meet. In Secrets of the Deep Ocean you’ll learn about how we explore the ocean, and see a massive…