Reef PowerPoint Presentations - PPT
Definition of a reef. Rigid. , wave-resistant . structure. Bathymetric relief above seafloor. Form . in situ . by organic growth (rarely by mineral precipitation). Modern reefs are nearly all constructed by corals in shallow tropical water, but this hasn’t always been the case.
World’s largest coral reef system. Over 2900 individual reefs. 900 islands. Stretches 2600 km. Composed of and built by billions of tiny organisms called coral polyps. Cool Facts. One of the 7 natural wonders of the world.
Reef Development. Coralline algae – precipitate calcium carbonate. Sponges – secrete silica. Dominant species = Framework Builders because they provide the matrix for the growing reef. Reef Development.
Reef Water QualityProtection Plan 2013 the Reef Water Quality Protection Plan Secretariat, July 2013. Copyright protects this may be reproduced with Image credits: Tourism Catchments; Burnett Mary Reg
The objective of the Paddock to Reef Integrated Monitoring, the Reef Plan goals and targets. Reef Plan goals and targets - Paddock to Reef 3 The Paddock to Reef integrated monitoring, modelling and
PINELLAS COUNTY ARTIFICIAL REEF PROGRAM: Visit pinellascounty.org/reef Clearwater Reef North Pile128
Before the Reef The nearshore beach zone at Narrowneck has historically been a transient environment On average 500000m of sand is transported north through this coastal system preventing most benthic ground dwelling organisms from permanently colon
L 106 562 16 US C 6401 et seq December 23 2000 TITLE II CORAL REEF CONSERVATION SEC 201 SHORT TITLE This title may be cited as the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 SEC 202 PURPOSES The purposes of this title are 1 to preserve sustain and restor
Coral Reef Locations. Reading SST Maps. Reef Habitat and Range. Level . 2. Measuring Coral Heat Stress. Measuring . Water that is Warmer than Normal. Calculating . Heat Stress from Satellite Data. Understanding .
to coral reefs from increasing concentrations of dissolved carbon . dioxide. By Miguel Rodriguez. What is a Coral Reef?. Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate exoskeletons secreted by corals, which support and protect the coral polyps..