Its coverage is vast, providing an area-by-area summary of coral-reef systems in all ... FNAD World Atlas of Coral Reefs provides the first detailed and definitive account of the current state of our planet's coral reefs. With its wealth of authoritative and up-to-date information, the finest maps available, and detailed descriptive texts and images by leading experts, this full-color volume will be a critical resource for anyone interested in these vital environments. The Allen Coral Atlas global photomosaic is a composite photograph of the world's coral reefs produced from satellite-based images.
These are the coral reef area statistics, as given in the World Atlas of Coral Reefs.. Reef areas have been rounded to the nearest 10 sq km, while for those countries with small areas of coral reefs, the terms <100, <50 and <10 sq km have been used. World Atlas of Coral Reefs provides the first detailed and definitive account of the current state of our planet's coral reefs.