Documents in the NTIS Technical Reports collection are the results of federally funded research. They are directly submitted to or collected by NTIS from Federal agencies for permanent accessibility to industry, academia and the public.  Before purchasing from NTIS, you may want to check for free access from (1) the issuing organization's website; (2) the U.S. Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System website; (3) the federal government Internet portal; or (4) a web search conducted using a commercial search engine such as
Accession Number PB2003-101065
Title State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2002.
Publication Date Jul 2002
Media Count 277p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The United States has jurisdiction over majestic coral reefs covering an estimated 7,607 mi2 in the tropical-subtropical belt around the equator. Many of these reef systems support diverse, brightly colored marine life surrounded by emerald seas, others h ...
Keywords Agency responses
Coastal regions
Coral reefs
Environmental pressures
National assessments
Pacific Freely Associated States
Regional reports
United States
United States Coral Reef Task Force(USCRTF)

Source Agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NTIS Subject Category 57H - Ecology
47D - Biological Oceanography
Corporate Author National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 0306
Contract Number N/A

NTIS Customers Who Bought This Item Also Purchased

itemFederal Elections 2000. Election Results for the U.S. President the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.

itemMold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings.

itemElectrical Safety. Safety and Health for Electrical Trades Student Manual.

itemOnsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual.

itemEmpty Promises The Myth of College Access in America.

itemFlower Garden Banks, National Marine Sanctuary. A Rapid Assessment of Coral, Fish, and Algae Using the AGRRA Protocol.

itemTortugas Ecological Reserve Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Final Supplemental Management Plan.

itemEnvironmental Assessment M/V 'Wellwood' Grounding Site Restoration, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Monroe County, Florida.

itemTeaching About the Holocaust A Resource Book for Educators.

itemNorthwestern Hawaiian Islands A Resource Guide.

Science and Technology Highlights

See a sampling of the latest scientific, technical and engineering information from NTIS in the NTIS Technical Reports Newsletter

Acrobat Reader Mobile    Acrobat Reader