International global reef project maps now online

2 Nov 2018
Coral reef
The Atlas will be critical to saving coral reefs globally.

The most up-to-date global satellite images of the world’s coral reefs are now online, thanks to a collaboration between Microsoft’s late co-founder, Paul G. Allen, and a team of international partners including The University of Queensland.

The satellite images will be transformed into maps in the Allen Coral Atlas, an online mapping and monitoring project – to be completed in 2020 – that will show the composition and structure of the world’s coral reefs.

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