[Coral-List] Hurricane Paloma and the Little Cayman Research Centre
manfrino at reefresearch.org
Mon Nov 10 12:07:33 EST 2008
Quick Report from the Central Caribbean Marine Institute regarding Hurricane
We thank everyone for their concern about the welfare of our staff and field
station on Little Cayman in the wake of Hurricane Paloma (cat 4).
All staff members are fine and based on our preliminary assessment the
Little Cayman Research Centre had only minimal damage.
Rainwater entered the building upstairs, however, the facility has no
The island has no power and the infrastructure on both sister islands is
compromised. We anticipate having power in the next couple of weeks.
Please visit our website for updates on the research centre (
Carrie Manfrino, President
Central Caribbean Marine Institute
PO Box 1461
Princeton, NJ 08542-1461
PO Box 10152
Grand Cayman KY1-1002
Little Cayman Research Centre
North Coast Road
Little Cayman KY3-2500
"Sustaining marine biodiversity through research, education and
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