Use of remote sensing in the repair of climate-damaged coral reefs
Environment Climate Change Coral Reef

Use of remote sensing in the repair of climate-damaged coral reefs

Dr Shawna Foo
Dr Shawna Foo

Coral reefs are suffering damage due to climate change and other factors and restoring them is hard and costly. Marine biologists have been 'outplanting' nursery-grown corals for decades. But these are very sensitive to a harsh environment. Remote sensing can help find the best locations where such corals can thrive.

In 10 seconds? How to increase the success rate of complicated coral reef restoration? Scientists suggest the use of technologies that can pinpoint ideal locations from a distance, even from space!

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