Mahalo for your interest in this course! This engaging and interactive learning experience includes videos, slide presentations, quizzes, and discussions that will help you better understand how you can engage in the protection of Hawaii's coral reefs.

Whether you are a recreational ocean user, an ocean tourism operator, a fisherman, or a student researcher, you can help care for your local reefs by keeping an eye out for unhealthy coral reef conditions. By reporting what you find to EOR, you will help reef managers better protect our coral reef resources. By participating in this program, you become part of a community-based early warning system to help support the health of reefs throughout the state.

Facilitators

Eyes of the Reef Hawai'i Network

We are a community reporting network for coral disease and bleaching, marine invasive species, crown-of-thorn seastars, and fish diseases.

Syllabus

1 1 EOR Introduction

The first module of this course will provide you with an Introduction to the Eyes of the Reef Community Reporting Network and an overview of coral reef ecology in Hawai‘i.

  1. 1.1 EOR Introduction
  2. 1.2 EOR Introduction Content
  3. 1.3 EOR Introduction Review Questions
  4. 1.4 EOR Introduction Conclusion

2 2 EOR Types of Corals

The second module of this training will provide you with an overview of the types of corals you might encounter on your local reef.

  1. 2.1 EOR Types of Corals
  2. 2.2 EOR Types of Corals Content
  3. 2.3 EOR Types of Corals Review Questions
  4. 2.4 EOR Types of Corals Conclusion

3 3 EOR Coral Bleaching

The third module of this training will provide you with an overview of coral bleaching, including causes and how to recognize bleaching at your local reef.

  1. 3.1 EOR Coral Bleaching
  2. 3.2 EOR Coral Bleaching Content
  3. 3.3 EOR Coral Bleaching Review Questions
  4. 3.4 EOR Coral Bleaching Conclusion

4 4 EOR Marine Diseases

The fourth module of this training will describe the types of diseases impacting Hawaii’s corals and other marine organisms and how to identify them.

  1. 4.1 EOR Marine Diseases
  2. 4.2 EOR Marine Diseases Content
  3. 4.3 EOR Marine Diseases Review Questions
  4. 4.4 EOR Marine Diseases Conclusion

5 5 EOR Crown-of-Thorns Sea Star Blooms

The fifth module of this training will provide you with an overview of the ecology and impact of Crown-of-Thorns Sea Star blooms.

  1. 5.1 EOR Crown of Thorns Sea Star Blooms
  2. 5.2 EOR Crown of Thorns Sea Star Blooms Content
  3. 5.3 EOR Crown of Thorns Sea Star Blooms Review Questions
  4. 5.4 EOR Crown of Thorns Sea Star Blooms Conclusion

6 6 EOR Invasive Algae & Marine Species

The sixth module of this training will provide you with an overview of marine invasive species and algal blooms.

  1. 6.1 EOR Invasive Algae & Marine Species
  2. 6.2 EOR Invasive Algae & Marine Species Content
  3. 6.3 EOR Invasive Algae & Marine Species Review Questions
  4. 6.4 EOR Invasive Algae & Marine Species Conclusion

7 7 EOR Identifying Coral Health Conditions

The seventh module of this training will bring together everything you’ve learned so far! You’ll use your new skills to identify actual coral health conditions by asking a series of specific questions.

  1. 7.1 EOR Identifying Coral Health Conditions
  2. 7.2 EOR Identifying Coral Health Conditions Content
  3. 7.3 EOR Identifying Coral Health Conditions Review Questions
  4. 7.4 EOR Identifying Coral Health Conditions Conclusion

8 8 EOR Report Submission

This final training module will describe how to submit a report using the Eyes of the Reef Network website.

  1. 8.1 EOR Submitting a Report
  2. 8.2 EOR Submitting a Report Content
  3. 8.3 EOR Submitting a Report Review Questions
  4. 8.4 EOR Submitting a Report Conclusion