Invertebrates, communities, and reef health in Airai, the Republic of Palau
Corporate Authors:Coral Reef Conservation Program (U.S.)
Marine Ecosystem Management
Marine Ecosystem Management/Palau/Airai
Description:"The Environment, Inc. in partnership with Ngarabrekork, Inc. has completed the Invertebrate Project. The following has been accomplished: A total of 32 field trips were conducted in Airai State; Data was analyzed and mapped; 23 Ngarabrekork Members (and 7 Ngaremeliwei members as assistants) were trained on invertebrate measurement, operation of the 'in-water' GPS and quantification of seagrass habitat and invertebrates using the transect method; Finding were presented at 7 community meetings including over 250 people with a final presentation to the Airai Planning Commission; A simple management plan was developed based upon the findings and community discussions; A Poster Presentation will occur at the Coral Reef Symposium on July 8, 2008"--P. 2.
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