Active Coral Restoration

Active Coral Restoration

Techniques for a Changing Planet


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Active Coral Restoration: Techniques for a Changing Planet is a timely, comprehensive, ground-breaking volume that provides a foundational understanding of the current and emerging practices and technologies used for active coral reef restoration projects around the world. Edited by David Vaughan, this work contains contributed chapters written by someof the foremost authorities on coral reef restoration. It is a must have for all present and future practitioners of coral reef restoration, including research scientists, resource managers, aquarists, volunteers, students of marine science, and policy makers.

--Demonstrates new and emerging methods and technologies for active coral restoration, including fragmentation and micro-fragmentation, coral fusion and skinning, coral larvae capture and rearing, and assisted evolution for coral resistance and resilience
--Offers strategies on how to set up land- and field-based coral nurseries as well as new emerging technologies such as pop up nurseries
--Contains over 250 color figures and photographs to illustrate important concepts and procedures
--Includes 11 relevant case studies from around the world to highlight key principles and success stories within restoration projects