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Urgent intervention: Earth observation versus coral bleaching

29 August 2018

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Ocean researchers and Earth observation experts have converged on Townsville to improve satellite-derived sea surface temperature data products.

The SSTs (Sea Surface Temperatures) Over and Around Reefs (SOAR) workshop currently taking place in Townsville aims to map out development of improved methodologies for satellite SST retrieval algorithms to meet the needs of coral reef scientific and management communities.

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Image credit: AIMS - AIMS Oceanographer Craig Steinberg and NOAA's Dr Mark Eakin, during a visit this week to the Australian Institute of Marine Science's National SeaSimulator.