NOAA's Coral Health and Monitoring Program

CHAMP MissionThe mission of the Coral Health and Monitoring Program is to provide services to help improve and sustain coral reef health throughout the world.

Our long term goals are:

  • Establish an international network of coral reef researchers for the purpose of sharing knowledge and information on coral health and monitoring.
  • Provide near real-time data products derived from satellite images and monitoring stations at coral reef areas.
  • Provide a data repository for historical data collected from coral reef areas.
  • Add to the general fund of coral reef knowledge.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA LogoNOAA's mission is to conserve resources and to describe, monitor, and predict changes in the Earth's environment in order to ensure and enhance sustainable economic opportunities. NOAA's goal is to become the premier and authoritative voice in the promotion of global environmental stewardship.