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14 November 2023 | dataset

Geologic Setting and Ecological Functioning of Coral Reefs in American Samoa

American Samoa boasts rich coral reefs fringing its islands, with coral reef protection integrated into a national system, including management by the National Park of American Samoa and the National Marine Sanctuary Program. The division between American Samoa and independent Samoa is relatively recent, with intertwined pre-Western histories and cultural connections that endure today among all Samoan Islands.

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Publisher External Partners
Modified 14 November 2023
Release Date 14 November 2023
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Identifier 8a2e41f5-0d1c-4cd8-98b1-19734f7bf242
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location American Samoa
Relevant Countries American Samoa
License Public
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Author Charles Birkeland, Peter Craig, Douglas Fenner, Lance Smith, William E. Kiene, and Bernhard Riegl