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Study: Coral Reef Islands Grow with Rising Sea Level

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Another study confirming that coral reef islands are dynamic, and adjust rapidly to changes in sea level. NEWS RELEASE 10-JUN-2020 Island ‘drowning’ is not inevitable as sea levels rise UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH Coral reef islands across the world could naturally adapt to survive the impact of rising sea levels, according to…

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Coral Catastrophes Imagined

From Jennifer Marohasy’s Blog April 10, 2020 By jennifer Exactly one year ago yesterday, I was getting off a train in Proserpine, looking to pickup a hire car to drive to Bowen. I wanted to know if the coral there was all dead, or not. Bowen is a coastal town in North Queensland, not far…

Coral tells own tale about El Niño’s past

Rice, Georgia Tech study in Science reveals Pacific temperatures over a millennium Rice University Georgia Tech climate scientist Kim Cobb samples an ancient coral for radiometric dating. She is part of a team of Rice University and Georgia Tech scientists using data from coral fossils to build a record of temperatures in the tropical Pacific…

My First Film: Beige Reef (Jennifer Marohasy)

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s Blog November 14, 2019 By jennifer FRENCH military general Napoleon Bonaparte is quoted as saying that, “A good sketch is better than a long speech.” Then there is the expression, ”A picture is worth a thousand words.” So, why have I spent so much of the last two decades writing, rather…