Natural Resource Management
Operational Support (technical)
Technical Advice & Consulting
Region of Study
Gulf of Aden
Coral reef and tropical marine ecology, coral taxonomy, monitoring programmes and the applied use of GIS, remote sensing and other spatial decision support tools for conservation planning and management.
Geographical experience (Rodrigues, Mauritius, Seychelles, Chagos, Kenya, Tanzania, Andamans & Sri Lanka), Gulf of Aden (Yemen, Socotra, & Somalia), Red Sea (Sudan, Eritrea, Yemen & Djibouti), Persian Gulf (Kuwait, Abu Dhabi), Caribbean (Mexico, Antigua & Barbuda & St Lucia), Atlantic (Cameroon), & Pacific (Palau).
Specialties: Survey design and implementation for baseline biodiversity assessments and monitoring programmes; coral taxonomy, benthic biotope classification and habitat mapping, and the design and application of GIS and remote sensing for coastal and island management; Conservation planning for Marine Protected Areas (MPA); Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM); Marine Spatial Planning (MSP); Capacity building, design and delivery of training courses in marine survey techniques, ground-truthing, baseline biodiversity assessments, monitoring and GIS; Stakeholder consultation and facilitation for management planning; BSAC (Advanced Diver); Underwater photography and videography. GEF Project Development.
Created: 1999-10-03 | Last Updated: 2016-09-13 by Rebecca Klaus