The citizen-driven partnership currently includes 22 sampling locations in West Maui and boasts dozens of trained volunteers who collect samples every two to three weeks.
Coral reefs in the U.S. Virgin Islands—with their inspiring coral structures, colorful fish and other vibrant marine life—provide livelihood and recreation for many resident divers.
The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program was established in 2000 by the Coral Reef Conservation Act. Headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, the program is part of NOAA's Office for Coastal Management.
The Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS) is the program's information portal that provides access to NOAA coral reef data and products.
U.S. Coral Reef Task Force
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