Pollution and Coral Health in the Virgin Islands
Coral communities are under pressure from land-based pollutants and sediments. Now, coastal managers now can access an effective tool to correlate human land-use activity with coral reef condition. Resource managers can use this information to increase resilience for corals—and the people who depend on them.
Click the link below to read the case study and learn about the project in the NOAA Digital Coast Stories from the Field.
Identifying Sources of Pollution That Impact Coral Reef Communities in the Virgin Islands »
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Healthy coral reef in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Courtesy of NOAA.
15 November 2021 - 2:47pm
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