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NCCOS Scientists Met with U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Stakeholders to Report on that Status of Research in Caribbean

Published on: 03/01/2012

During the week of February 27, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) researchers met with U.S. Coral Reef Task Force stakeholders to provide the status of NCCOS’ collaborative research efforts in the Caribbean.

NCCOS scientists provided attendees a status of ongoing coral research projects in the Caribbean with special attention to the status of work being conducted in Puerto Rico’s Guanica Bay and the U.S. Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas East End Reserve (STEER).

Highlights included preliminary nutrient, sediment trap and coral contaminant data from the Guanica Bay, Puerto Rico study and a project update and study design presentation about the STEER study.

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