NOAA Coral Reef Watch’s satellite Bleaching Alert Area product shows high heat stress persists in the South and East China Seas, impacting coral reefs throughout the region.
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Coral Reef Watch Releases New Version of its Daily Global 5km Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Monitoring Products
NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) has released a new version (v4.0) of its world-renowned daily global 5km-resolution satellite coral bleaching heat stress monitoring product suite.
ESSIC/CISESS Scientist Jacqueline De La Cour was a contributor and reviewer of The Sixth Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2020 Report, released by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) on October 5th. This sixth edition is the first since 2008 and the first based on the quantitative analysis of a global dataset, compiled from more than 300 contributors and comprising almost 2 million observations from more than 12,000 sites in 73 countries.
Coral Reef Watch Enhances Four-Month Coral Bleaching Outlook and Develops New Methodology for Prototype Coral Reef Resilience Product
This month, NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) completed two product development milestones, to implement an improved Four-Month Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Outlook and develop the methodology for a new, prototype Coral Reef Resilience product.
On April 30, 2020, NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) and NESDIS’ Office of Satellite and Product Operations retired CRW’s heritage twice-weekly global 50km satellite coral bleaching heat stress monitoring product suite, replacing it with CRW’s next-generation daily global 5km coral bleaching heat stress monitoring products.
Coral Reef Watch Products Identify High Heat Stress Capable of Causing Widespread Coral Bleaching Along the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
NOAA Coral Reef Watch’s (CRW) daily global 5km satellite coral bleaching heat stress products indicate high oceanic heat stress is present along the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in Australia, and is expected to remain through March.
Coral Reef Watch Co-Authors Paper Showing There Is Little Relief in the Deep for Heat-Stressed Corals
Staff from NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW), an initiative supported by the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC)-administered Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (CISESS), just co-authored a new publication on heat stressed coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean.