Current position of the SSV Corwith Cramer. Click on the vessel to view position history. Use the tools, top right, to change the map style or view data layers. Dates and times use GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).
SEA Currents: SSV Corwith Cramer
June 27, 2019
Study by SEA Collaborator & Boston Univ. Biologist Randi Rotjan Finds Microplastics in Coral
SEA Semester in the NEWS
"BU Researchers Find Another Threat For Corals: Plastic"
By Barbara Moran
"Boston University biologist Randi Rotjan has been studying coral reefs for more than a decade. A couple years ago, she started to notice tiny bits of plastic 'in all of our samples from everywhere,' she says.
To understand how corals grow, she decided she was going to have to study how plastic gets into their bodies, how much is there and how it affects them."