COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Acoustic Monitoring Reveals Hurricane Maria's Impact on Puerto Rico's Coral Reefs
Description: Passive listening devices placed on Puerto Rico's coral reefs recorded how Hurricane Maria disturbed marine life. The hydrophones recorded the "soundscape" before, during, and after last September's Category 4 hurricane, revealing a drop in fish choruses and snapping shrimp activity during the storm and for a few days following the storm. [Source: NCCOS (National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)]
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Source: NCCOS (National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)
Publish Date: 3/7/2018
Reading Level: Basic
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