Scientists examine coral loss in 240-year old nautical maps

In a study recently published in the journal Science Advances, scientists compared nautical charts between 1773 and 1775 of the Florida Keys to satellite data. Specifically, the nautical charts recorded exact location of corals. The location of existing present day coral match the nautical maps. However, over half of the coral recorded in the nautical… Scientists examine coral loss in 240-year old nautical maps weiterlesen