Effects of Hurricanes Emily and Wilma on coral reefs in Cozumel, Mexico

@article{AlvarezFilip2006EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of Hurricanes Emily and Wilma on coral reefs in Cozumel, Mexico},
  author={Lorenzo Alvarez-Filip and I Plasencia Gil},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2006},
  volume={25},
  pages={583-583}
}
Coral Reefs (2006) 25: 583 DOI 10.1007/s00338-006-0141-6 Reef sites In 2005, Hurricanes Emily and Wilma struck the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. On 17 July the track of Hurricane Emily passed 5 km away from the southern tip of Cozumel Island, with maximum sustained winds of 215 km h. The island was subsequently hit by Wilma, the strongest hurricane ever registered in the Caribbean, between 21 and 24 October. After the passage of both hurricanes, there was extensive damage in the barrier… CONTINUE READING

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