Coral Reef

Diverse fish species over a older coral reef. Corals, like trees have consecutive growth rings inside for every year's development. Scientists can get a very detailed record of regional ocean temperatures and rainfall from the chemistry of those bands. This information is very useful in the research of climate change impacts on the ocean.

Photo 7 of 10 in Gili Islands

-8.30095°N, 116.05188°E
Diverse fish species over a older coral reef. Corals, like trees have consecutive growth rings inside for every year's development. Scientists can get a very detailed record of regional ocean temperatures and rainfall from the chemistry of those bands. This information is very useful in the research of climate change impacts on the ocean.
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