Thursday, June 29, 2017

CFT 2: Introduction to the Coral Finder


Part of the Coral Finder Toolkit Training Movie Series

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Contents:  introducing the Coral FInder  –  role of the Coral Hub free training resources and Coral Finder workshops  –   terminology  –  why are hard corals difficult to identify?  –  corals as shape shifters  –  variation  –  Corals of the World  –  translating between the topside and underwater world  –  the Coral Hub and the Coral Identification Capacity Building Program (CICBP)  –  towards a coral identification community  –  a learning pathway  –  teaching yourself the basics  –  high quality genus level ID  –  reliable and consistent coral survey data  –  towards species level identification.