Coral Reef Investigations at the Guam National Wildlife Refuge, Ritidian Unit

Metadata Updated: May 16, 2017

The goals of the project included the following: 1. Conduct an initial assessment of coral reefs within and adjacent to the Guam National Wildlife Refuge, Ritidian Unit to evaluate the condition and health of the reefs. 2. Establish and survey permanently marked monitoring transects at the Refuge as the baseline for documenting long term changes in the reefs. 3. Install oceanographic and water quality loggers at the Refuge’s reef sites to assess the potential for global warming, coral bleaching, and selected anthropogenic contaminants. 4. Prepare a draft report of findings of the surveys to improve future iterations of the surveys, to focus on future training of refuge staff to accomplish some monitoring and assessment tasks, and to improve management of the Refuge’s reefs.

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Metadata Created Date May 8, 2017
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2017

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 8, 2017
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2017
Publisher Fish and Wildlife Service
Unique Identifier FWS_ServCat_16216
Richard Easterbrook
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:18
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Title fwsjson
Data First Published 2006-09-01
Homepage URL
Data Last Modified 2006-09-01
Program Code 010:094, 010:028
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Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 2004-10-01/2005-04-01
Category Published Report

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