After Hurricane Irma, soundscape reveals resilient reef ecosystem

Journal Reference: Kayelyn R. Simmons, David B. Eggleston, DelWayne R. Bohnenstiehl. Hurricane impacts on a coral reef soundscape. PLOS ONE, 2021; 16 (2): e0244599 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244599 Soundscape ecology is a relatively new way for researchers to keep tabs on a variety of habitats without direct interference. In underwater habitats like coral reefs, soundscapes allow continual … Read more

Physics of coral as an indicator of reef health

Journal Reference: M. Lindhart, S. G. Monismith, A. Khrizman, D. Mucciarone, R. Dunbar. How Consistent Are Estimates of Roughness Parameters on a Rough Coral Reef? Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 2021; 126 (12) DOI: 10.1029/2021JC017825 Stanford scientists recently addressed this imbalance by demonstrating that measuring the physics of just a small portion of reef with … Read more