Conserving Coral Reefs in the Arabian Gulf: A capacity building workshop


WHEN September 22-26, 2013
9 AM WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact

See October 25th for companion public event The Gulf contains unique and extensive coral reefs whose fauna are adapted to extreme temperatures. These fauna serve as excellent models to study the potential impacts of future climate change on reefs elsewhere in the tropics. This workshop pairs GCC national scientists with leading international scientists to conduct collaborative research-based training on the unique coral reefs in the Gulf in order to increase regional awareness and scientific capacity in coral reef conservation and management.

Convened by
  • John A. Burt, Head of the Marine Biology Lab and Assistant Professor of Biology, NYUAD

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