UNDERWATER - Images-and-Stories

Drilling a 1 meter long core from a living porites coral colony at Fanning Island.The coral core will be used to reconstruct climate patterns over the coral colony's lifespan probably 50-60 years. This record will provide a benchmark with which to compare the fossil coral records from teh last 1000 years.
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