Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Map Of Red Sea Corals

From my Nature News Feed- A great map of Red Sea coral reefs.

Credit: Gwilym Rowlands

This is a fine example of habitat mapping done on a resolution finer than previous examples and focusing not just on living corals but taking a historical perspective and exploring how sea-level change, climate and weathering influenced the substrate conditions forcing new coral growth to adapt and shift their locus.

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