PADI Distinctive Specialty Course:
Coral Watch Chart - Coral Health Monitoring Course
This one-day course is taught by Marine Biologist Andrew Taylor at Blue Corner Dive.
Students learn about the role of corals in tropical reef habitats, and the effects of climate change and human impacts on coral reefs. We then identify of coral forms and learn to recognize coral bleaching.
The practical aspect of this course consists of 2 ocean dives on the beautiful reefs around Lembongan and Penida. On these dives students will set out survey transects and use the Coral Watch Coral Health Charts to collect data.
Back at the dive center the data is uploaded onto the Coral Watch database as part of a long-term coral monitoring project for reefs around the world.
Cost of this 1-day course is 1,100,000 Rp and includes:
- - 2 Dives
- - PADI Coral Watch Speciality certification
- - Fun!!
Contact Andrew@bluecornerdive.com for details