Coral Reef Biodiversity in the Red Sea

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Written by: Elizabeth Rauer Red Sea coral reefs are known for their remarkable heat tolerance and resiliency in the face of rising sea temperatures, but many reefs are threatened by other factors such as development, overfishing, and disease. In order …

Al Wajh and Yanbu

The Living Oceans Foundation continued its series of ocean research expeditions off the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia in May, 2008, focusing on Yanbu Barrier Reef and Al Wajh Bank area, north of the city of Jeddah.  In collaboration …

Estimating Coral Reef Benthic Coverage of Communities from Airborne Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data: Multiple Discriminant Function Analysis and Linear Spectral Unmixing

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Estimating Coral Reef Benthic Coverage of Communities from Airborne Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data: Multiple Discriminant Function Analysis and Linear Spectral Unmixing A staged approach for the application of linear spectral unmixing techniques to airborne hyperspectral remote sensing data of reef communities …