This is fascinating.
Compared daily average water temperatures at Lawaki (3m, blue line) and Suva Fish Patch (10m, orange line), and look where the temperature crosses: the EXACT date of Cyclone Harold, after which the shallow coastal reef on Beqa never warms up again, but the deeper reef in Suva does.
Now I am very keen to get the Coral Coast and Yasawa loggers back….
Almost our entire office has decamped to Taveuni for our annual Waitabu Marine Park Annual surveys.
We have had the great pleasure to share our annual survey training and actual science with the Nauru Ridge to Reef Project .…
We ran a Reef Check EcoDiver course for 2 interns here at Marine Ecology Consulting in Suva, Fiji.
Our 2020 interns, Taitusi Dradra and Tiarana Mitchell started with two days in the office where Helen covered the ID lectures and exam, before heading out on the boat KITE to complete 2 full Reef Check surveys on the reefs of Suva.…