[Coral-List] Initial Report of AGRRA Program
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Sun Nov 16 14:14:02 EST 2003
The first volume of reports on reef condition in the Western Atlantic
developed from the Atlantic Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment Program (AGRRA) has
been published as Volume 495 of the Atoll Research Bulletin distributed by
the Smithsonian Institution: Lang, Judith C., ed. (2003). "Status of Coral
Reefs in the Western Atlantic: Results of Initial Surveys, Atlantic and
Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) Program". Atoll Research Bulletin No.
496, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, D.C. July, 2003 630 pages.
This volume of contains reports on reef condition using the AGRRA Protocol
from 20 reef areas of the Greater Caribbean together with a substantial
summary. The reef areas extend from Los Roques, Venezuela to Abaco in the
Bahamas, include two reef areas in the Gulf of Mexico, one from Brazil and
several from the Caribbean. The Table of Contents and Foreword are posted
Information on how to obtain copies is also posted on the AGRRA Home page.
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