Structural reef restoration and coral transplantation to the R/V Columbus Iselin grounding site in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Abstract

Restoration of damaged natural resources in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is mandated by US law. In 1994, the R/V Columbus Iselin ran aground at Looe Key Reef and severely damaged four coral reef spurs. Four years after the vessel grounding, Hurricane Georges further excavated reef framework from the injured areas. The extent and volume of the… (More)

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@article{Hudson2005StructuralRR, title={Structural reef restoration and coral transplantation to the R/V Columbus Iselin grounding site in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary}, author={J. H. Hudson and E. C. Franklin}, journal={Proceedings of OCEANS 2005 MTS/IEEE}, year={2005}, pages={207-210 Vol. 1} }