Lizard Island coral research (IMAGE) Carnegie Institution for Science Caption The research team, led by Carnegie's Manoela Roman&oacute; de Orte and Ken Caldeira, worked in areas of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia's Lizard Island National Park that were damaged by tropical cyclones in 2014 and 2015, after which algae grew over the dead coral, disrupting scientists' ability to accurately gauge the reef's health. Credit Image courtesy of Image courtesy of Ken Caldeira. Usage Restrictions With credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.