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The coral reef of south Molokaʻi, Hawaiʻi

The coral reef of south Molokaʻi, Hawaiʻi

portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coral reefs and islands -- Hawaii -- Molokai,
  • Coastal sediments -- Environmental aspects -- Hawaii -- Molokai,
  • Molokai (Hawaii) -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Michael E. Field ... [et al.].
    SeriesScientific investigations report -- 2007-5101
    ContributionsField, Michael E., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB465 .H4 C67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23176462M
    LC Control Number2009366212

    The Coral Reef Working Group (CRWG), made up of key state and federal partners involved in coral reef management, was established to help provide guidance for the State of Hawaiʻi’s coral program. The Hawaiʻi Coral Reef Strategy (HCRS) is the guiding coral reef management document used by the DAR with support from the NOAA Coral Reef.   Healthy reef in : K. Stamoulis. Unsustainable fishing has depleted coastal fisheries worldwide, threatening food security and cultural identity for many coastal and island communities, including in Hawaiʻi.A recently published study, led by researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, identified areas in the Hawaiian Islands that would provide the greatest increase in.

    About the Book; The South Pacific has long been in need of a comprehensive guide to reef and shore fishes. This volume covers the inshore fish fauna of New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands, the southern Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), Tuvalu, Fiji, the Wallis Islands, Tonga, Samoa, American Samoa, the Tokelau Islands, the Phoenix Islands, the Cook Islands, the Austral Islands, Rapa, the Society.   Hawaiʻi’s not all pretty beaches and tropical weather. OK, it’s a lot of that, but scattered throughout the Islands are historic relics and sites, in all shapes and sizes. It helps that so many significant events have occurred in Hawaiʻi, from the arrival of Captain James Cook in to the unification of the islands under King.

      Nicknamed “The Friendly Isle” for its welcoming residents and open-armed invitation to visitors, Molokai is a rural land, nestled quietly among crystal waters and endless skies of blue. A far cry from the world of Oahu’s Waikiki, visitors here will find no traffic lights, zero shopping malls and no skyscrapers touching the clouds. What they.   Crew members from the voyaging canoe, Mālama Olowalu, DLNR, and media were on deck for the special announcement about one of Hawaiʻi’s oldest and most important reefs.


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The Coral Reef of South Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i—Portrait of a Sediment-Threatened Fringing Reef Edited by Michael E. Field, Susan A. Cochran, Joshua B. Logan, and Curt D.

Storlazzi Foreword. Moloka‘i, with the most extensive coral reef in the main Hawaiian Islands, is especially sacred to Hina, the Goddess of the Moon. Get this from a library. The coral reef of south Molokaʻi, Hawaiʻi: portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef.

[Michael E Field; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. Overview. The Friendly Isle of Molokaʻi encompasses sq km ( sq mi), making it The coral reef of south Molokaʻi fifth largest of the main eight Hawaiian north and west coasts of the island have little coral growth due to impact from northwest swell.

However, protected from the southern swell waves by the islands of Lānaʻi and Kahoʻolowe, the south shore of Molokaʻi boasts the longest continuous. The coral reef of south Moloka`i, Hawai`i; portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Reportp.

A long-term (10 month exposure) experiment on effects of suspended sediment on the mortality, growth, and recruitment of the reef corals Montipora capitata and Porites compressa was conducted on the shallow reef flat off south Molokaʻi, Hawaiʻi.

Corals were grown on wire platforms with attached coral recruitment tiles along a suspended solid concentration (SSC) gradient that ranged from 37 Cited by: Our estimates of yield of coral reef fishes in the main Hawaiian Islands varied from ~ metric tons km-2 around Lanaʻi, Molokaʻi, and Kauaʻi to a little over 2 metric tons km-2 around Hawaiʻi Island, which, compared to other main Hawaiian Islands, is moderately populated but is steep-sided and thus has a narrow band of shallow reef.

Coral reefs are Hawaiʻi book recognized as critical to Hawaiʻi’s economy, food resources, and protection from damaging storm waves. Yet overfishing, land-based pollution, and climate change are threatening the health and sustainability of those reefs, and accordingly, both the Federal and State governments have called for protection and effective management.

The effects of a Kona storm on the Molokaʻi reef; November and December Chapter In: Field ME, Cochran SA, Logan JB, Storlazzi CD, editors. The coral reef of south Molokaʻi, Hawaiʻi; portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef: U.S.

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Ap — The following was published by NOAA Fisheries: Our scientists and managers depend on research surveys to monitor the status and trends of the coral reef ecosystems across the Hawaiian Archipelago over time. Coral reefs around the globe, including Hawaiʻi, are threatened by climate change, disease, land-based sources of pollution, and unsustainable fishing.

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