Townsville Transparent Lab: Recovery of the Great Barrier Reef

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Transparent Lab: Recovery of the Great Barrier Reef
Type: Citizen Science
Topic: Marine Science
Date: Oct 23-30
Time: pre-dawn-dusk
Venue: Accommodation Orpheus Island, Great Barrier Reef
Contact: 03 901 67590  | earth@earthwatch.au | http://tiny.cc/ch7o3w
Details: Dive Australia’s Great Barrier Reef while helping Earthwatch scientists unravel the mystery of coral disease. Your work may be critical to protecting coral from black band disease. By joining this expedition, you’ll be at the forefront of international research on coral reef disease. You’ll live at the Orpheus Island Research Station, operated by James Cook University––actually inside the borders of the World Heritage Area. You will require Scuba and open-water dive skills as well as specific certifications.
Cost: $2,995

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