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How Satellites Play a Pivotal Role in Monitoring the Health of Coral Reefs

June 8, 2020
Map of waters surrounding Australia and where coral bleaching watches and warnings are in effect.

Happy World Ocean Day!

In honor of this year's theme, “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean,” here’s how satellites like the GOES-R series and NOAA-20 help play a pivotal role in monitoring the health of coral reefs around the world: