Coral Reef Bleaching

Guadeloupe

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Coral Reef Bleaching in Guadeloupe

  • Matching HR Optical Satellite imagery and traditional means for observing Coral bleaching. Detect and observe coral bleaching on isolated and distant area
  • Developing Indicators and GIS to follow bleaching evolution
  • Discriminating environmental factors impacting Bleaching phenomenon and human impacts on coral community.
  • Proposing real action for reducing Human impact on coral reef health for a better resistance to Global warming consequences.

  • Link With Climate Change

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    • Detect and map Coral Reef condition and bleaching phenomenon
    • Impact of Global warming on Coral health
  • Objectives

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    To be developed

  • Work plan

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    To be developed

  • Schedule

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    From 08/01/2007 to 08/31/2008

  • Technical and Scientific Approach & Methods Proposed

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    To be developed

  • Results

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    To be developed

  • Deliverables

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    To be developed

  • Use of Satellite Imagery and GIS Solutions

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    To be developed

  • Local Actions

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    Evaluation of real impact of local Human activity on Coral health, communication of the study results to public authority for being aware of the phenomenon and organize a dedicated seminar with local organization for sharing possible solution

  • Region Name

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    Caribbean Island, Guadeloupe
  • Partners involved in project

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    - DYNECAR – University of Antilles- Guyane
    - National conservation Park of Guadeloupe
    - Nev@ntropic