[Coral-List] Latest information on coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef

Douglas Fenner douglasfennertassi at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 02:51:59 EDT 2016

The Australian Institute of Marine Science Long Term Monitoring program has
posted a page on their website updating the information on coral cover on
the Great Barrier Reef.  Although it updates coral cover for the last 3
years, the latest figures are for before the present bleaching event.


It looks to me like the good news outweighs the bad news.  The bad news is
that coral cover on the northern section of the GBR went down.  It got hit
by a hurricane.  The good news is that coral cover went up in the central
and southern sections, so strongly that the average for the whole GBR went

Take a look!    Cheers,  Doug

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