Coral-Reef Research (image) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Dr. Emily Rivest, now an assistant professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, swims above a fringing reef in Moorea, French Polynesia, looking for corals to collect. Credit © Brian Rivest. Usage Restrictions One-time use only. 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.