April 29, 2015

Explore Indonesia’s Bangka Island with Reef Check Italy

\"\" October 26 – November 2, 2015
7 nights

Reef Check Italy and Coral Eyes, a research outpost in Bangka, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, have teamed up again this year to offer a field course on hard coral identification and coral reef monitoring. Located in the heart of the “Coral Triangle”, this course is specifically designed to train young specialists with the right skills to promote the value of coral reefs and aims to:

– provide the basic knowledge for identification of corals and their diseases
– present an overview of the well-established coral reef monitoring approaches, including Reef Check and Coral Watch
– apply different methods underwater
– advance the monitoring of the coral reefs at the Bangka outpost

Reef Check EcoDiver certification is included as part of this course.

Click here for more information or visit http://reefcheckitalia.it/bangka-2015.html (English links are at the bottom of the page)

For further details contact Reef Check Italy at postmaster@reefcheckitalia.it