Interactive Coral Reef Panoramas Will Make You Hate Your Landlubbing Life

Using special undersea camera equipment, teams from the Catlin Seaview Survey are capturing the world’s reefs and rendering the images as 360-degree, interactive panoramas. The images, more than 100,000 so far, are the foundation of the Catlin Global Reef Record — a database that’s accessible by both scientists and the public. So far, the Catlin team has surveyed reefs in the Caribbean, off the coast of Australia, near the Galapagos, and around Hawaii. Last week, they visited the Mediterranean, studying the shoreline off the Monaco.”

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