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An assessment of damage to Maldivian coral reefs and baitfish populations from the Indian Ocean tsunami: prepared by an Australian government mission and the Maldives Marine Research Centre


The Australian team joined with scientists from the Maldivian Marine Research Centre in a 17 day mission with the objectives of conducting a rapid assessment of coral reef health and examine the impacts of the tsunami on baitfish populations resident in atoll and coral reef lagoons, developing recommendations for work to be conducted following the mission’s rapid assessment.

Keywords

  • Themes:Environment
  • Hazards:Tsunami
  • Countries/Regions:Maldives

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/2184

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