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Images courtesy of Catlin Seaview Review. http://catlinseaviewsurvey.com/

Underwater Cyclone Destruction

Published at Nov 18, 2015
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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

Before & After:

Powerful Cyclone Damages the Great Barrier Reef
Images courtesy of Catlin Seaview Review. http://catlinseaviewsurvey.com/

NOAA satellite image of the April Cyclone Ita over Australia

PRE-ITA

POST-ITA

Catlin divers survey the damaged reef, including this perished giant clam.

PRE-ITA

POST-ITA

Catlin reported that the Ribbon Reef region suffered the most. 

PRE-ITA

POST-ITA

"Ensuring that coral can bounce back from these disturbances is at the heart of the matter." - Catlin Seaview Survey Chief Scientists Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

"Given the steep decline of coral on the reef, it's clear we have a lot of work to do." - Hoegh-Guldberg