Figure 1: Coral reef on southern side of Ofu Island, peak seen in the center is Olosega Island (Photography by Ved Chirayath)

Science + Art: Imaging Coral Reefs

by Tamaki Bieri The picture above was taken on Ofu Island in American Samoa, where I spent two weeks in the summer of 2013 to work on an interdisciplinary coral reef imaging and mapping project. The project, called Reactive Reefs, is run in collaboration with Ved Chirayath and Trent Lukaczyk, both graduate students at the…