Lonely Coral Reefs Might Be OK (7 of 9) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Scott Reef is an isolated group of three reefs near the edge of northwestern Australia's continental slope. A collaborative research program has been running at Scott Reef for almost twenty years. This image relates to a paper that appeared in 5 April, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by James P. Gilmour at the University of Western Australia Oceans Institute in Perth, WA, Australia, and colleagues was titled, "Recovery of an Isolated Coral Reef System Following Severe Disturbance." Credit [Image courtesy of E. Matson] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail 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.