A Web-based Lesson on Ocean-Color Observations in the Red Sea: Phytoplankton Phenological Indices and Their Importance for Coral Reef Biology

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A Web-based lesson called LearnEO! uses ocean color images to quantify phytoplankton seasonality and help us understand the functioning of coral reef ecosystems. Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse ecosystems on Earth. They occupy less than 0.1 percent of the world‰Ûªs ocean surface, and yet they host 25 percent of all the marine species (1). Coral reefs deliver … Read More