Interview excerpts and media B-roll: Operational Readiness Test activities in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, for NASA’s Coral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL) field campaign. The three-year CORAL investigation will provide detailed data needed for better fundamental understanding of how coral reef ecosystems function. CORAL combines advanced airborne remote sensing data and in-water measurements to produce the first comprehensive assessment of coral reef condition for a representative area of the world’s reefs.
00:04 – 01:43, interview, Michelle Gierach, CORAL project scientist, NASA JPL; 01:44 – 03:52, interview, Eric Hochberg, CORAL principal investigator, BIOS; 03:53 – 06:46, B-roll 1, CORAL Operational Readiness Test (ORT) field operations, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii; 06:48 – 08:18, B-roll 2, coral collection and observation, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. TRT: 8:19.