ResourceThe Combined Effects of Increased Temperature and Ocean Acidification on the Early Life History Stages of Caribbean Coral and its Implication for the Recovery Potential of Florida Reefs
"The early life history stages of coral are an essential component determining the recovery potential of coral reefs through sexual reproduction and recruitment. The pelagic larval phase is inherent in all coral species regardless of differing reproductiv...
ResourceLife on the Edge 2004 [electronic resource] : Ft. Pierce, Florida to Cape Lookout, North Carolina, June 8 - June 22, 2004 / [U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Ocean Exploration].
ResourceImpacts of land-based sources of pollution on two Caribbean coral species
"Elevated levels of two common land-based pollutants, phosphate found in fertilizer and endosulfan found in pesticide, have been detected in canals, inlets, and oceanic waters of South Florida. Although both have been shown to have biologically deleteriou...
ResourceThe use of otolith microchemistry to monitor and evaluate the movement of coral reef fish in South Florida waters
Series Title: First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration.
ResourceEnhanced susceptibility to predation in corals of compromised condition
"The marine gastropod, Coralliophila abbreviata, is an obligate corallivore that causes substantial mortality in Caribbean Acropora spp. Considering the imperiled status of Acropora cervicornis and A. palmata, a better understanding of ecological interact...
Resource11th International Coral Reef Symposium [electronic resource] : Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, July 7-11, 2008.
ResourceThird International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals science and management : program and abstract book.
ResourceThe Everglades, Florida Bay, and coral reefs of the Florida Keys : an ecosystem sourcebook / edited by James W. Porter, Karen G. Porter ; photographs by Clyde Butcher.
General topics discussed in this volume include: Florida Everglades hydrology and nutrients, biota, and ecosystem modeling; Florida Bay water movements and chemistry, and biota; Florida Reef water movements and nutrients, and reef biota; policy, managemen...
ResourceField operations : water quality and monitoring along the southeast Florida coast / Thomas Carsey, Jack Stamates, Ian Enochs.
"The Southeast Florida coast includes the counties of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach (~25.6 to ~26.9N latitude), containing about 142 km of coastline extending approximately parallel to the flow of the Florida Current to the east. The region contains...
ResourceCoral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) Local Action Strategy (LAS) Project 3B 'Southeast Florida Coral Reef Fishery-Independent Baseline Assessment' : 2012-2013 interim report / prepared by Kirk Kilfoyle, Brian K. Walker, Steven G. Smith, and Richard Spieler.
ResourceHidden oases : Florida's deep-sea reefs / Broward Education Communications Network, in cooperation with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center present.
As part of a project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration, two Florida science teachers were invited to participate in a research expedition that would attempt to solve some of mysteries of "hidd...
ResourceTropical connections : south Florida's marine environment / William L. Kruczynski and Pamela J. Fletcher, editors.
ResourceSuccesses and failures of global reef management. / Robin L. Aiello ; N. Hungerford, research assistant.
"The intent of this report is to provide an unbiased general overview of the importance and value of reefs, the environmental issues facing management and the marine industry, and the diverse methods adopted to address these issues. A selection of case st...
ResourceObject-oriented design of a near real-time marine environmental data acquisition and reporting system / James C. Hendee.
ResourceYou can make a difference [videorecording] / produced by the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
"Join respected marine biologist, Dr. Sylvia Earle and TV reporter, Storm Field on an entertaining and informative journey to the coral reefs of Florida for a look at the problems facing our oceans and what each of us can do to help. For children of all a...
ResourceKey Largo Coral Reef National Marine Sanctuary Deep Water Resource Survey / edited by Stephen C. Jameson, Office of Coastal Zone Management ; in cooperation with National Ocean Survey, Klein Associates, Inc., Army Corps of Engineers, Harbor Branch Foundation, Incorporated, the Cousteau Society.
ResourceRecommendations from the Workshop to Advance the Science and Practice of Caribbean Coral Restoration
"The Workshop to Advance the Science and Practice of Caribbean Coral Restoration occurred Nov 15-17 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The goals achieved at the workshop were to foster collaboration and technology transfer among coral restoration scientists, pr...
ResourceComparative analysis of the functioning of disturbed and undisturbed coral reef and seagrass ecosystems in the Tortugas: phase I - establishing a baseline / submitted by Mark S. Fonseca; approved by Donald E. Hoss, Gary C. Matlock.
"Almost 50 days at sea, aboard three NOAA research vessels, were use used this part fiscal year to support our baseline characterization of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve (TER). In TER South, seafloor transect surveys were conducted using divers, remotel...
ResourceComparative analysis of the functioning of disturbed and undisturbed coral reef and seagrass ecosystems in the Tortugas. Phase I, Establishing a baseline / submitted by Mark S. Fonseca; approved by Donald E. Hoss, Donald Scavia.
This report describes progess made on five tasks: 1) Conducting a preliminary investigation into the technical and logistic difficulties in preparing a numerically accurate and spatially precise characterization and inventory of the fish and benthic commu...
ResourceComparative analysis of the functioning of disturbed and undisturbed coral reef and seagrass ecosystems in the Tortugas. Phase I, Establishing a baseline / submitted by Mark S. Fonseca; approved by Donald E. Hoss, Donald Scavia.
This report presents plans for the first phase of this research project. The stated objectives are: "1) A preliminary characterization and inventory of the benthic habitat and fish communities in the xtreme depths of the Tortugas South reserve component. ...
ResourceReef fish identification : Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas / Paul Humann, Ned DeLoach.
ResourceAnimation series. Landsat 7 : coral reefs [electronic resource] / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Scientific Visualization Studio.
Series of 7 visualizations (animation videos) showing various of coral reef ecosystems and coral formations recorded during 1999-2000 NASA's Landsat-7 mission. The structure and extent of coral reefs can now be monitored globally. Detailed images of reefs...
ResourceCorals and other prominent benthic cnidaria of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary, Florida / Jennifer L. Wheaton and Walter C. Jaap.
ResourceCharacterization of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve (TER) : seafloor surveys and oceanographic processes : cruise and progress report for Leg I of NOAA ship Ferrel cruise FE-02-15-FK, 15 July-19 July, 2002/ submitted by Gregory A Piniak; approved by Donald E. Hoss, Gary C. Matlock.
"The central research theme in our laboratory has been how the structure and function of benthic ecosystems such as coral reefs, seagrasses, and algal beds, are modified by human behavior... The implementation of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve (TER) in J...
ResourceComparative analysis of the functioning of disturbed and undisturbed coral reef and seagrass ecosystems in the Tortugas. Phase I, Establishing a baseline : and cruise report for NOAA ship Ferrel, Cruise FE-00-09-BL, 10 July 2000 - 04 August 2000 / submitted by Mar, S. Fonseca; approved by Donald E. Hoss, Donald Scavia.
"The Tortugas Ecological Reserve may be implemented in the year 2000. If implemented as it is currently proposed, it will include two components: Tortugas North and South... The implementation of this reserve provides an excellent opportunity for NOAA to ...