Google Street View Goes Underwater

by | Jul 9, 2014 | Corals, Photography | 0 comments

catlinGoogle street view is now underwater with Oceans-Street View. It’s now possible to view the current health of coral reefs of the world all in one click. The website, called Global Reef Record, is brought to us by Catlin Seaview Survey. The purpose is to allow reef health to be maintained and documented by scientists and used to track reefs progress. The Data maps allow you to view Australia, Atlantic, Southeast Asia, Indian Ocean, Middle East and the Pacific. The website also shows current bleaching alerts and sea temperatures, along with current thermal stress data. It is a fantastic tool to hopefully preserve our reefs and learn more as we go. MORE

  • Francis Yupangco

    Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.


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