Measuring Old Corals & Coral Reefs (Part 1)

Most media reports, based on extensive aerial surveys by his one-time colleague Terry Hughes, conclude that the reef is variously 50% or 60% dead from coral bleaching as a direct…

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…

FSU researcher makes deep-sea coral reefs discovery in depths of the North-Pacific

From Eurekalert Public Release: 14-Jul-2017 Florida State University   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Scientists have long believed that the waters of the Central and Northeast Pacific Ocean were inhospitable to deep-sea…

Neukom's Science By Proxy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Climate Audit, Steve McIntyre is engaged in the slow public defenestration of the latest multi-proxy extravapalooza, a gem of a paper yclept “Inter-hemispheric…

Some corals do well in warmer waters – researchers ask how

From the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK) How do corals survive in the hottest reefs on the planet? Coral reefs are predicted to decline under the pressure of global warming.…

Corals can't handle the heat cold

New Study Shows that Florida’s Reefs Cannot Endure a ‘Cold Snap’ Scientists detail unprecedented loss of coral reef species during 2010 cold weather event Miami — August 26, 2011 —…