November 20, 2020 | Evaluating Success in Restoration
A team of experts from the Coral Restoration Consortium’s Monitoring Working Group shared an overview of their new publication ‘Coral Reef Restoration Monitoring Guide: Methods to evaluate restoration success from local to ecosystem scales’. They offered an engaging presentation about universal metrics that provide basic data useful for comparing projects across regions, and about goal-based metrics to help answer questions about whether a project is meeting specific goals such as population enhancement. To learn more, explore these resources: Coral reef restoration monitoring guide: Methods to evaluate restoration success from local to ecosystem scales. 2-page summary of the guide This webinar series is co-hosted by the Coral Restoration Consortium and the Reef Resilience Network.
July 25, 2019 | Photomosaics as a Tool for Monitoring Coral Restoration Success
Measuring the long-term and large-scale changes to a coral reef community achieved through restoration is something the scientific community has been working towards since restoration efforts began. Watch the Coral Restoration Consortium’s Monitoring Working Group webinar on the use of photomosaics for monitoring. The webinar covers the motivation and rationale of photomosaics, the steps involved with collecting the data and creating the product, and examples of how the technology has been used by restoration practitioners. Guest speakers include Art Gleason, Stuart Sandin, Nicole Pedersen, Alex Neufeld and Lisa Carne. This webinar series is co-hosted by the Coral Restoration Consortium and the Reef Resilience Network.