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Monitoring coral health at Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas

Warming ocean temperatures, ocean acidification, and coral disease are negatively impacting corals worldwide at an ever-increasing rate. The Florida Reef System is the largest coral reef ecosystem in the continental U.S. Kayla will discuss the importance of coral reefs, the threats these reefs face, coral monitoring programs at Dry Tortugas National Park, and the proposed actions managers may take in response to coral disease outbreaks.

Speaker: Kayla Nimmo, Dry Tortugas National Park

Thursday, 04/04/19

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Free

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