WIT Press


A Data-driven Expert System For Producing Coral Bleaching Alerts

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ENV980141

Volume

32

Pages

9

Published

1998

Size

893 kb

Author(s)

James C. Hendee, Chris Humphrey and Trent Moore

Abstract

As a recent enhancement to the SEAKEYS (Sustained Ecological Research Re- lated to Management of the Florida Keys Seascape) environmental monitoring network, an expert system shell was employed to provide daily interpretations of near real-time acquired combinations of meteorological and oceanographic pa- rameters as they meet criteria generally thought to be conducive to coral bleach- ing. These interpretations were automatically posted to the World-Wide Web and emailed to FKNMS managers and scientists so they could witness and study bleaching events as they might happen, and s

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