NOAA Coral Reef Watch request for data and observations from the 2014-2017 Global Coral Bleaching Event
Country/Territory/State *
Location (town/nearest community) *
Site_name (Name of the dive site, if available, or the local community)
Latitude (in decimal degrees) *
Longitude (in decimal degrees) *
Date of observation (Month/Date/Year) (where available)
Year of observation *
Depth of observation (m)
Severity Code
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Percent bleached (where available)
% Metric used (e.g. % of total survey area, coral area, or number of colonies)
Mortality code
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Clear selection
Percent mortality, as a fraction of coral cover (where available)
Survey type (e.g. random swim, PITs, etc. where available)
Water temperature (degrees C) at depth of observation
Water depth at which temperature was taken (m)
Initial source of the report (name or initials of individual)
Citation (Manuscript or report describing the observation)
Any additional comments on the record
Unless otherwise indicated, NOAA will contribute all data entered in this form to the coral bleaching database at the University of British Columbia. Check the box below if you do not want this to happen.
Name and e-mail address of data point of contact (who can NOAA contact with any questions about the data?) *
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