Hurricane Allen's Impact on Jamaican Coral Reefs.

  title={Hurricane Allen's Impact on Jamaican Coral Reefs.},
  author={Jeremy D. Woodley and Elizabeth A. Chornesky and Patricia Clifford and Jeremy B. C. Jackson and Les Kaufman and Nancy Knowlton and Judith C. Lang and M. P. Pearson and James W. Porter and M. Christine Rooney and Kim Rylaarsdam and Verena Tunnicliffe and Charles Minton. Wahle and Janie L. Wulff and A S Curtis and Mary Dorinda Gilmore Dallmeyer and Barry Paul Jupp and Mimi A R Koehl and Joseph E. Neigel and E. M. Sides},
  volume={214 4522},
Coral reefs of north Jamaica, normally sheltered, were severely damaged by Hurricane Allen, the strongest Caribbean hurricane of this century. Immediate studies were made at Discovery Bay, where reef populations were already known in some detail. Data are presented to show how damage varied with the position and orientation of the substraturn and with the shape, size, and mechanical properties of exposed organisms. Data collected over succeeding weeks showed striking differences in the ability… 
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