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Real-Time Data Sites

Site Title

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service

Site Producer

NOAA - ORA/OSDPD Coral Reef Team

Synopsis

http://www.osdpd.noaa.gov/
This NOAA site features monthly Sea Surface Temperature (SST) measurements for the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. SST is reported as degrees above the climatological monthly maximum temperature. The plots are useful as indicators of coral bleaching hot spots, which occur at 1 degree above monthly climatological maximum temperature. Also, there is a new link to coral bleaching indices that indicate the strength and duration of hotspots.

 

Site Title

Fisheye View-Cam

Site Producer

Quantum Leap Networks

Synopsis

http://www.fisheyeview.com/
Look at Fisheye View Cam! It views a patch of coral severy 90 seconds. The remote camera captures live video for photos and streaming video of corals at Coral Gables, Florida.