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Collaborative Guide: A Reef Manager's Guide to Coral Bleaching

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Innovative strategies to conserve the world's coral reefs are included in a new guide released today by NOAA, and the Australian Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, with author contributions from a variety of international partners from government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions. Dr. Jordan West, of the National Center for Environmental Assessment, was a major contributor to the guide. Referred to as "A Reef Manager's Guide to Coral Bleaching" , the guide will provide coral reef managers with the latest scientific information on the causes of coral bleaching and new management strategies for responding to this significant threat to coral reef ecosystems.

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Innovative strategies to conserve the world's coral reefs are included in a new guide released today by NOAA, and the Australian Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, with author contributions from a variety of international partners from government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions. Referred to as A Reef Manager's Guide to Coral Bleaching, the guide will provide coral reef managers with the latest scientific information on the causes of coral bleaching and new management strategies for responding to this significant threat to coral reef ecosystems.

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GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK AUTHORITY   Exit

Chapter 4. Coral Bleaching – A Review of the Causes and Consequences   (PDF,22 pp, 468 KB,  about PDF)

Chapter 3. Building Long-term Reef Resilience   (PDF,28 pp, 2164 KB,  about PDF)

REEF_MANAGERS_GUIDE.PDF   (PDF,178 pp, 5262 KB,  about PDF)

Chapter 5. Enabling Management: A Policy Review   (PDF,5 pp, 97 KB,  about PDF)

Chapter 1. Managing for Mass Coral Bleaching   (PDF,14 pp, 1153 KB,  about PDF)

Chapter 2. Responding to a Mass Bleaching Events   (PDF,54 pp, 779 KB,  about PDF)

PRESS RELEASE (NOAA): NEW CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT GUIDE PROVIDES STRATEGIES TO CONSERVE WORLD'S CORAL REEFS   Exit

NOAA 's Coral Reef Activities   Exit

CORAL REEF CONSERVATION PROGRAM (NOAA)   Exit

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT
Product Published Date: 10/11/2006
Record Last Revised: 05/29/2018
Record ID: 159849

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT