Drilling Coral Underwater

Drilling Coral Underwater

Georgia Tech researchers work underwater to remove cores from living coral colonies growing on Fanning Island in the central Pacific. In the laboratory, these “modern” cores provide records of the most recent period of climate changes for comparison to the fossil coral climate reconstructions. (Photo: Roland Klein, Norwegian Cruise Lines)

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climate change, coral, el nino, fossil coral
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 4:43pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:47pm