Seaview Science: collecting corals
Learn more about the science and technology of the XL Catlin Seaview Survey.
Seaview Science: The SVII
Learn more about the SVII, the camera used to conduct surveys of the coral reefs.
Seaview Science: reefs in recovery
Learn about the Coral reefs' ability to recover from storms or other naturally occurring event.
Seaview Science: clownfish symbiosis
Learn more about the most well known fish on the Great Barrier Reef.
Seaview Science: jellyfish
Learn more about another amazing creature that lives in our coral oceans - the jellyfish.
Seaview Science: coral reefs
Learn about the importance of coral reefs with Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg.
Seaview Science: coral polyps
Learn about the various types of coral polyps with Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg.
Seaview Science: changing reefs
Learn how the increasing levels of CO2 in our atmosphere are affecting our coral reefs.
Seaview Science: science explained
What different types of science survey will the project be undertaking?
Underwater classroom: clownfish
Richard Fitzpatrick gives an underwater talk about clownfish aka Nemo-fish.
Underwater classroom: coral bleaching
An underwater lesson explaining the process of coral bleaching.
Underwater classroom: reef shark
Shark specialist Richard Fitzpatrick shares his research methods when studying Reef Sharks.
Underwater classroom: sea cucumber
Marine biologist Richard Fitzpatrick talking about Sea Cucumbers in an underwater lesson.
Underwater classroom: wall of mouths
A quick underwater lesson about the Great Barrier Reef's food chain.
Coral expedition: day in the life
How does this compare to how you imagined a day in the life of a scientist?
Coral expedition: navigating the reef
What tools and technology does Captain Frank use to navigate the reef?
Images & galleries
Agincourt Reef Google Maps
Explore this section of the Great Barrier Reef
Sharks have a notorious reputation, and they are certainly well-adapted to hunting their prey
Learn about the fragility of precious ecosystem
Map of the world’s coral reefs
Why do coral reefs only grow in these areas?
Zones on the reef
What factors affect zonation on the reef?
Great Barrier Reef 2012: Expedition map
Why did the expedition only go to some of the reefs?
How does coral get its energy?
Coral reef quadrat survey
How might you use a quadrat on fieldwork?
Deep sea creatures
Where does your food come from?
Deep reef survey
Deep diving and underwater robots to explore the deep reef
Adaptation on the reef
Learn how different creatures have adapted to life on the reef
Shapes and patterns on the coral reef
A gallery focusing on the variety of structures, patterns and textures seen on the reef
Coral life cycle
Find out how corals grow and reproduce
Discover some of the threats facing the coral habitat
Master your dive signs to become an underwater explorer
Enjoy the diversity in the wonderful world of sea slugs or nudibranchs
From tiny polyps to hundreds of miles, discover the different scales in the coral ecosystem
Researching the reef
Find out how the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team conducted their research
Find out more about the amazing variety of life on the reef