Coral Ecosystem Connectivity 2014: From Pulley Ridge to the Florida Keys

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Between August 14-28, scientists will conduct the second round of fieldwork as part of the Coral Ecosystem Connectivity 2014: From Pulley Ridge to the Florida Keys expedition. The expedition is funded by NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science and Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, in partnership with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Marine Fisheries Service’s Southeast Regional Office, and the Gulf of Mexico Regional Collaboration Team. The project is led by the University of Miami and represents a collaboration of over 35 scientists at eleven different universities pooling their expertise with state and federal agency scientists through NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies at the University of Miami in coordination with the Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research, and Technology at Florida Atlantic University. Read more...