[Coral-List] New maps released Allen Coral Atlas

Sarah Frias-Torres sfrias_torres at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 9 18:18:33 UTC 2020

Dear all,

Sharing a bit of good news.
Vulcan is proud to announce a new round of maps released on the AllenCoralAtlas.org website. The Western Micronesia region includes areas like Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam and more, bringing us to nearly 25,000 km2 of coral reef area mapped, and counting! Take a look: https://www.allencoralatlas.org/atlas/#5.09/10.6279/150.8972

This fringing reef surrounding the State of Yap, FSM is particularly cool, with lots of coral and seagrass:

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Up next will be maps of the Northern Caribbean, and the East Coast of Africa. We are working hard to map the entire globe and so far we have benthic and geomorphic habitat maps for:
Western Micronesia region
South-West Pacific region
Central Great Barrier Reef region
Heron Island, Australia
Mo'orea, French Polynesia
Karimunjawa, Indonesia
Kayankerni Reef, Sri Lanka
Lighthouse Reef, Belize
West Hawai'i, USA


Sarah Frias-Torres, Ph.D.
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