James J. Herlan

James J. Herlan

Jan 21, 2015

Group 6 Copy 42
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Ecology and Sustainable Management of Oceanic Islands
    On remote tropical islands, coral reefs can be affected by the impacts of strong waves and historical overfishing. This project will focus on the effects those impacts have on the coral reefs of Easter Island and Salas y Gómez. Imagery of the benthic communities will be recorded using advanced digital photomosaic technology, as described by Gintert et al., (2012). The images will provide data on the overall health of the coral reefs through time.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How do post-industrial landscapes affect American Woodcock breeding success?

    I study American Woodcock breeding success in post-industrial habitat to see if human altered habitat can...

    Monitoring Bird Migration on Monomoy Island

    With the cooperation of US Fish and Wildlife and Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Monomoy Bird Observatory...

    Investigating the diet of wintering American Kestrels in agricultural landscapes

    American Kestrels in the US have declined by 50% in the last 50 years and scientists are struggling to understand...

    Backer Badge Funded