Climate Monitoring & Coral Bleaching in the Florida Keys
Nicole Besemer, Oceanographer with Coral Program
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nicole Besemer talks about climate monitoring and updates from the 2023 coral bleaching event in the Florida Keys and Dry Tortugas, as well as how researchers are working to study it.
R/V ANGARI Expeditions:
Select Supplemental Content:
[READING] ANGARI Foundation – Meet Nicole Besemer
[VIDEO SHORT] ANGARI Foundation – Monitoring Reefs in the Dry Tortugas | NOAA & CIMAS | Exp 39
[VIDEO SHORT] NOAA AOML – Dry Tortugas Field Journal
[3D MODEL] NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program – 3D Printed Model Brings Coral Education to Life
[VIDEO SHORT] UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute – Earth to Florida: Coral Bleaching
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Ocean Expert Exchange is a live educational webinar series featuring experts in marine science and technology, many of whom have participated in expeditions onboard R/V ANGARI. The 30-minute live events welcome audiences of all ages and include a presentation on the speaker’s area of expertise followed by Q&A with participants. The series is co-hosted by ANGARI Foundation and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute’s Scientist in Every Florida School program.