Coral Health Atlas: a web tool for disseminating coral health data
Track: Ocean and Maritime
Authors: John Burns
The goal of the Coral Health Atlas is to visualize data pertaining to coral health and ecosystem characteristics. The website features an interactive map that allows the public to explore data at sites throughout the Hawaiian archipelago. Users are able to access ecological data such as coral disease severity, benthic characterizations, and management zones. Furthermore, the site provides useful information in regards to the biology, research methodology, and cultural importance of corals.