The Hakai Institute and the Marine Plan Partnership (MaPP - mappocean.org), are hosting an online workshop series that highlights nearshore habitat monitoring programs in BC and beyond.
Indigenous stewardship offices, management agencies, community groups, non-governmental organizations, scientists and practitioners are invited to join this series of online presentations and discussions, which aims to:
- Share objectives, methodologies and lessons learned for monitoring coastal habitats
- Learn about new tools, technologies and training approaches for monitoring
- Network and build the community of practice for habitat-focused coastal monitoring in BC
- Compare data standards and best practices within BC, across Canada, and internationally
Workshop: From Global Ocean Observation Networks to Canada’s Integrated Ocean Observing System (CIOOS)
On April 22, California Sea Grant extension specialist Erin Satterthwaite will share information on the coverage of long-term biological observing programs globally in support of assessing ocean health. Her joint presentation will review why international coordination is needed, how a coordination framework is coming together, and what core information is being shared.