coral reef monitoring in Martinique
John C. Ogden
jogden at seas.marine.usf.edu
Tue Oct 10 12:08:40 EDT 2000
The CARICOMP website is:http://isis.uwimona.edu.jm/centres/cms/caricomp/
At 08:10 AM 10/10/00 -0700, Vanese Flood wrote:
>Most of the Caribbean countries and Bermuda use
>CARICOMP protocols for long term monitoring of sea
>grass, coral reefs and mangrove areas. These
>protocols have been in use for some time now, and all
>the data are collectively managed and used to gain a
>greater understanding of long term trends. They may
>suit your needs.
>I believe there is a web site for CARICOMP. If you
>can't find it, please write back and I'll see if I can
>get it for you.
>Good luck with your project,
>--- sophie brugneaux <sbrugneaux at caramail.com> wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> My name is Sophie Brugneaux, and I work for the
>> direction of environment
>> in Martinique (French west Indies). We have a
>> tremendous lack of basic
>> information about our reeves and, because of growing
>> human activities, we
>> need in some ways to follow their health.
>> Therefore, I=92ve recently been
>> charged to set up a long term reef monitoring
>> program. Locally our chance
>> is to have a nice volunteer pod but we don=92t have
>> any permanent
>> scientist or tropical marine biology specialist. I
>> found several survey
>> protocols on the web (Reefcheck, AGRAA, GCRMN), and
>> I would like to know
>> if such experiment is actually implemented in the
>> Caribbean and which
>> method is used.
>> Thanks for your help
>> Sophie J. Brugneaux, Graduate in marine environment
>> marine resources management
>> Marine environment program manager
>> Direction of Environment (DIREN)-Martinique
>> sbrugneaux at caramail.com
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