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July 20, 2021

SEA Semester Students Use New Technology to Study Reefs

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SEA in the NEWS
Sampling by Snorkeling: Sampling Mangroves and Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys
ECO Magazine 
(Special issue in partnership with NOAA and The Ocean Foundation)
pp. 51-53

This article chronicles how SEA Semester students, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Oceanography Dr. Heather Page, used a new, lightweight CTD to research coral reefs and mangroves along the Florida Keys last year.

"Rising sea levels mean that impacts of waves, storm surges, and erosion will reach further inland, and these ecosystems can act as a first line of defence...."

Read the full story.

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