Where in the World

It's estimated that about 268,600 square miles of coral reefs exist in the world's oceans, but they vary widely in degrees of health. Here's a sampler of some major reefs and their vital signs:

Ocean Planet Exhibition Floorplan

gene carl feldman (gene@seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov) (301) 286-9428
Judith Gradwohl, Smithsonian Institution (Curator/Ocean Planet)