Florida Institute of Technology http://wamc.org en Dr. Richard Aronson, Florida Institute of Technology – El Niño and Coral Growth http://wamc.org/post/dr-richard-aronson-florida-institute-technology-el-ni-o-and-coral-growth <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Richard Aronson of the Florida Institute of Technology reveals the connection between coral growth and El Niño.<br><br>Richard Aronson is Department Chair and Professor of Biological Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida. His research is focused on the<a href="http://research.fit.edu/marine-paleolab/"> reefs of the Eastern Tropical Pacific</a>, where a severe El Niño event in 1982–1983 wiped out vast populations of coral. His work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals and he holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 47880 at http://wamc.org Dr. Richard Aronson, Florida Institute of Technology – El Niño and Coral Growth