We are pleased to announce this month's BIOS Research Seminar Series with:

Dr Eric Hochberg, BIOS Associate Scientist

The COral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL): A New Perspective on Reefs

The COral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL) investigation is a 3-year mission, funded by the NASA Earth Venture Suborbital-2 (EVS-2) Project, to produce the first comprehensive assessment of reef condition for a large portion of the world’s coral reefs. CORAL will use a state-of-the-art sensor developed by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)—called PRISM—in airborne remote sensing campaigns across four coral reef regions in the western and central Pacific Ocean that are representative of the world’s reefs. The result of CORAL will be a set of quantitative, empirical models that can be used to estimate current reef condition and forecast how reefs may respond to various biological, physical and chemical changes in the world’s ocean.

Where: Hanson Hall, BIOS
When: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 4pm
Why: Inspiring science research and the possibility of witty repartee 

For further information please contact Natasha McDonald.