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Coral reefs and islands

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View Resource Coral Reef Information System: Discover NOAA's Data

Part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS), this Web site is "designed to be a single point of access to NOAA coral reef information and data products, especially those derived from NOAA's Coral Reef Initiative Program." With Discover NOAA's Data, users can access information by a text search of metadata records, or by a spatial search using...

https://www.coris.noaa.gov/search/catalog/main/home.page
View Resource ReefBase: A Global Information System on Coral Reefs

ReefBase, a comprehensive Web portal for information on coral reefs, is presented by the World Fish Center based in Malaysia. Intended for use by reef managers, scientists, and the general public, ReefBase aims to "facilitate better understanding of the interdependence between humans and coral reefs, in order to benefit management and conservation efforts of these important resources." ReefBase...

http://www.reefbase.org/main.aspx
View Resource Reef Check

Reef Check, headquartered at the Institute of the Environment at the University of California Los Angeles, is a "volunteer, community-based monitoring protocol designed to measure the health of coral reefs on a global scale." With scientific reef surveys conducted in over 60 countries and territories, Reef Check has been able to track global trends in reef health to better inform possible...

http://www.reefcheck.org/
View Resource Coral Bleaching -- Will Global Warming Kill the Reefs?

This Web site from the Australian Academy of Science presents "reliable and up-to-date information" about coral reefs as part of Nova: Science in the News. This online educational series provides background information on timely issues to secondary school teachers (or any other interested reader). Visitors will find a brief overview of the biology and environmental status of coral reefs and an...

https://www.science.org.au/curious/earth-environment/coral-b...
View Resource MacGillivray Freeman's Coral Reef Adventure

This extensive educational resource from MacGillivray Freeman Films is aimed at assisting educators of grades 4-8 who are interested in teaching about the scientific and social aspects of reefs. Funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Wildlife Federation, among others, the film and the Teacher's Guide are not only very valuable, they are also linked to national science education...

http://www.coralfilm.com/edu.html
View Resource Starfish

Created by Teresa Zubi, a certified PADI divemaster and marine life enthusiast, Starfish is an artful website that shares images of, and information about, life in coral reefs. Ms. Zubi has photographed many forms of marine life during her numerous dives, and the Starfish site features a collection of over 1,000 great underwater photos of invertebrates, fishes, reptiles, marine plants, and more....

http://www.starfish.ch/
View Resource International Society for Reef Studies

Located within the Florida Institute of Technology, the International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS) was founded in 1980, and is designed to disseminate its findings on both living and fossil coral reefs to fellow scholars around the globe and the general public. Before delving into the main site, visitors will want to look through the ISRS in-house publication "Reef Encounters" to get a sense of...

http://coralreefs.org/
View Resource Sea and Sky: The Ocean Realm

The Ocean Realm is part of Sea and Sky, an award-winning, nonprofit website created by J.D. Knight, an Orlando-based Web designer, amateur astronomer, and marine aquarium hobbyist. The Ocean Realm offers two features: Reef Life, a presentation of animals who inhabit corral reefs; and Monsters of the Deep, an exploration of animals found in deep zones of the ocean. Reef Life contains gorgeous...

http://www.seasky.org/
View Resource National Ocean Service: Welcome to Corals

This well-designed website was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Ocean Service (NOS) to educate high school students and others about coral reefs. The site contains the following three main components: a tutorial providing an overview of coral reefs; two downloadable lesson plans; and links to a variety of online information about coral reefs from the...

https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/corals/welcome....
View Resource Hawaii Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program: Bibliographic Database

This coral reef-related Bibliographic Database was developed by the Hawaii Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (CRAMP). CRAMP conducts research "designed to identify the controlling factors, both natural and anthropogenic, contributing to the stability, decline, or recovery of Hawaiian reefs. The CRAMP "Bibliographic Database contains listings for published and unpublished documents...

http://cramp.wcc.hawaii.edu/