A new way to see The Bahamas Underwater – Interactive atlas from Living Oceans Foundation

In 2011, AGRRA scientists Judith Lang and Ken Marks collaborated with The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) to conduct coral reefs surveys in the Bahamas including the Inaguas, Hogsty Reef and Cay Sal Bank. Reports from those surveys are now available along with the interactive atlas of Bahamian coral reefs (see news release below).

Habitat Mapping and Coral Reef Assessment, Inaugas and Hogsty Reef, Bahamas, August 2011

2011 Coral Reef Assessment, Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEWS RELEASE from Living Oceans Foundation
Date: March 1, 2017

Subject: A new way to see The Bahamas Underwater – KSLOF launches interactive atlas of Bahamian coral reefs

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) has launched an interactive version of our Bahamas Atlas. It is a great resource for anyone wanting to know more about the coral reefs, mangrove forests, and seagrass beds of The Bahamas, but will be particularly useful for organizations and decision makers looking to safeguard these vital natural resources.

The Atlas is a digital flip book that contains detailed reports of the shallow water marine habitats of Cay Sal Bank, Great Inagua, Little Inagua, and Hogsty Reef along with direct links to fine-scale maps of seafloor habitats in these regions. In the accompanying Bahamas Web Map, viewers can overlay these habitat maps with maps of diversity, connectivity, and threats to coral reefs from heat and hurricanes. For more information on the Atlas and the digital flip book, read our latest story here: https://www.livingoceansfoundation.org/new-way-see-bahamas-underwater/

For more information on the Bahamas Atlas, contact Liz Rauer.

Communications Manager for the Global Reef Expedition  | Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation | 443.221.6844 x202, Rauer@LivingOceansFoundation.org

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