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CRAMP Rapid Assessment. Methods

Since the analysis of the rapid assessment depends on data from fish and benthic surveys, sediment collection, rugosity measurements, and diverse environmental factors, different methodology is used to derive the data. These methods are all widely used and accepted within the coral reef community.

Ku’ulei Rodgers conducting a rapid assessment fish survey at Waikīkī, O‘ahu.

Ku’ulei Rodgers conducting a rapid assessment fish survey at Waikīkī, O‘ahu.

 

Last Update: 04/21/2008

By: Lea Hollingsworth

Hawai‘i  Coral Reef Assessment & Monitoring Program

Hawai‘i  Institute of Marine Biology

P.O. Box 1346

Kāne‘ohe, HI 96744

808-236-7440 phone

808-236-7443 fax

email: jokiel@hawaii.edu