X-ray computed tomography (CT) reconstruction of the reef coral, Diploria strigosa.

Animation of reef coral Diploria strigosa created from two-dimensional X-ray CT images (approx. 3Mb).

K.P. Helmle, R.E. Dodge, and R.A. Ketcham. 2000. Skeletal architecture and density banding in Diploria strigosa by X-ray computed tomography. Proceedings 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, Indonesia 23-27 October 2000, Vol. 1, pp 365-371. (.pdf format, 900 Kb)

For further information about research pertaining to skeletal architecture of coral at NSUOC, contact "Kevin Helmle" <kevinh barney nova fred edu>