COral Reef Airborne Laboratory

The goal of the COral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL) is to provide critical data and new models needed to analyze the status of coral reefs and to predict their future.

Why Reefs Matter

Why are scientists interested in understanding how reef ecosystems function? Are coral reefs really that important for human societies and economies?

CORAL in the field

In the Field

Learn about the currentĀ field campaign and where CORAL is next.



Research Spotlight

Find out how scientists are using CORAL data to answer big questions.

Education Spotlight

Stay informed with the latest blog posts and media releases.

About the program

CORAL is a 3-year project funded by NASA as part of the Earth Venture Suborbital-2 program.