project

NESP MB Project SS3 (Synthesis Study) - National trends in coral species following heatwaves [ 2020-01-11 - 2020-12-30 ]

Research Project

Researchers: Stuart-Smith, RIck (Principal investigator) ,  Stuart-Smith, Rick (Principal investigator)

Full description This record provides an overview of the scope and research output of NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub Synthesis Study - "National trends in coral species following heatwaves". For specific data outputs from this project, please see child records associated with this metadata. -------------------- This project engaged coral taxonomic experts to annotate existing Reef Life Survey (RLS) photoquadrats taken across northern Australia before and after major disturbances, to allow: • Quantification of the spatial and species-level responses of Australian corals to the 2016 and 2017 marine heatwave and mass bleaching events (and cyclones that occurred during this period). • Identification of the species most threatened by warming and cyclones, and species likely to respond best to restoration efforts. • Contribution to a coral-specific analysis to the next national State of the Environment report. Planned Outputs • Dataset on % cover of corals to highest taxonomic resolution possible from surveys around northern Australia before and after the 2016 mass bleaching event.

Data time period: 2020-01-11 to 2020-12-30

This dataset is part of a larger collection

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Other Information
NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub Project SS3 webpage

uri : https://www.nespmarine.edu.au/project/project-ss3-%E2%80%93-national-trends-coral-species-following-heatwaves

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment NESP website

uri : http://www.environment.gov.au/science/nesp

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Licence & Rights

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Attribution 4.0 International

Rights Statement

The data collections described in this record are funded by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE) through the NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub.