J. Murray Roberts, Coral Scientist

J. Murray Roberts studies and maps the cold-water corals known as Lophelia in the North Atlantic.
(Sebastian Hennige)

J. Murray Roberts is a scientist who studies and maps an area of the cold-water coral called Lophelia in the North Atlantic, where the bases of some coral mounds are 2.6 million years old. Explore more in the multimedia feature "Coral Gardens of the Deep Sea."