100IC Team Participating on NOAA CREP Cruises

This summer, members of the 100 Island Challenge team will be joining the NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) to survey the islands of the Hawaiian archipelago! The mission of the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) is to provide high-quality scientific information about the status and trends of coral reef ecosystems of the central and western Pacific (see map) to … Read More

International Coral Reef Symposium 2016

  The 100 Island Challenge team will be representing the large-scale imagery work at International Coral Reef Symposium 2016 in Honolulu (June 19-24)! The theme of this meeting is ‘Bridging Science to Policy’, which is a highly topical issue for our team, as we use our images both to extract data and to translate our science to local stakeholders, managers, … Read More

Curacao – 2016

Dates: April 11-15, 2016 Divers: Dr. Stuart Sandin, Dr. Brian Zgliczynski, Clinton Edwards, Dr. Mark Vermeij Lead Organization: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Collaborators: CARMABI, Sirenas

Palmyra Atoll Bleaching Update (May 2016)

The abnormally warm water event associated with El Niño has been pummeling coral reefs worldwide. Last week the Sandin and Smith labs from Scripps Institution of Oceanography embarked on a rapid response expedition to survey the damage of the warm sea surface temperatures at one of our long term monitoring sites. Palmyra Atoll, a tiny island in the central Pacific, … Read More