Coral bleaching in space and time

One of the most dire consequences of global climate change for coral reefs is the increased frequency and severity of mass coral bleaching events. This chapter looks at the spatial and temporal patterns of coral bleaching that can be detected in the Reefbase global database of bleaching records.


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