May. 31/11

Use this training resource to teach, dive and certify students in coral monitoring and data collection. Educate students about coral reef impacts such as coral bleaching; provide knowledge and skills to identify coral health; and record data and demonstrate how to execute dives using the Coral Health Chart.

Two months ago the reefs off Koh Tao, Thailand were showing signs of coral bleaching never seen before by many of the islands residents. PADI Instructor, Marcel  van den Berg from Bans Diving Resort recently took eight student divers to monitor the extent of the bleaching using CoralWatch.