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Coral Reef Restoration Handbook
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Coral Reef Restoration Handbook (Hardback)

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"... this book is the first to describe, in detail, the art and science of coral reef restoration. It is to be hoped that the information that can be gleaned within the pages of this book will set a path towards continued preservation of this valuable underwater treasure to be used, appreciated, and experienced for future generations."

-- Senator Bob Graham (retired), Miami Lakes, Florida, from the Foreword



Most of what we know about the rehabilitation of coral reef systems stems from efforts to repair reefs injured by vessels that have run aground. To date, however, there is a paucity of published literature regarding the efficacy and/or failure of coral reef restoration techniques. While most of the literature that is available comes from meeting abstracts, workshops and technical memoranda, these papers and reports have forged a scientific framework that can help guide future efforts.



The Coral Reef Restoration Handbook is the first published volume devoted to the science of coral reef restoration. It offers a scientific, conceptual framework along with practical strategies for reef assessment and restoration. Contributors from a variety of disciplines discuss engineering, geological, biological, and socioeconomic factors to create a text that is designed to guide scientists and resource managers in the decision-making process from initial assessment of the injury through conceptual restoration design, implementation, and monitoring. An excellent selection of relevant case studies is utilized to illustrate concepts and challenges inherent in the process of restoration.



This volume gives reef scientists and managers the opportunity to glean significant information from previous efforts. It provides them with the opportunity to build on the lessons learned and develop successful restoration efforts into the future.

Natural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAquaculture & fish-farming: practice & techniquesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentApplied ecologyBiodiversityScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciences Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc Publication Date: 25/05/2006 ISBN-13: 9780849320736  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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