James J. Herlan

James J. Herlan

Feb 01, 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

    What risks do ticks confer to the humans and animals of Guam?

    There is an abundant population of ticks on Guam, which can cause devastating illness in animals. Many animals...

    Could teeth and scale chemistry reveal threatened Amazonian mega-fish movements?

    EN / PT Sawfish are one of the most endangered fish in the world, and Atlantic tarpon are considered vulnerable...

    What drives the color change in green anoles?

    Green anoles (Anolis carolinensis) morphs from green to brown, and it is not known why. In this experiment...

    Backer Badge Funded