The award is named in honour of Fred Reiss, a pioneering Ohio engineer who conceived of the idea of “self-insurance,” by which corporations could manage their own risks through a dedicated subsidiary.
The CORAL mission, launching this month, is getting the big picture view of the Pacific’s coral reefs.
The prize for most spirited community partners went to J.P. Skinner and his team from the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences and Tom Herbert Evans from the America’s Cup Community Sailing Project.
The expo drew more than 50 vendors, ranging from boat dealers, government agencies and water sports groups to children's activities, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, and children's sailing courtesy of the Endeavour Programme.
Satellites and research aeroplanes could offer a better, broader view of coral health.