Guides, manuals & tools


CCRES Toolkit Guide

A guide to the innovative tools under development by CCRES for valuing ecosystems, sustaining business and promoting change

Download CCRES Toolkit Guide pdf / 1.02 MB DOWNLOAD

Underwater Cards for Assessing Coral Health on Caribbean Reefs

These Underwater Cards for assessing the health of coral reefs have been designed so that scientific, professional and recreational divers can all assist with gathering information on the occurrence of coral reef diseases in the Caribbean. These cards will assist in the identification and monitoring of diseases in Caribbean coral and other reef organisms.

Download Caribbean Underwater ID Cards pdf / 2.52 MB DOWNLOAD

Underwater Cards for Assessing Coral Health on Indo-Pacific Reefs

These Underwater Cards for assessing the health of coral reefs have been designed so that scientific, professional and recreational divers can help gather information on the occurrence of coral reef diseases in the Indo-Pacific.

Download Indo Pacific Underwater ID Cards pdf / 2.37 MB DOWNLOAD

Coral Disease handbook

Designed for reef managers by international experts on coral disease, the handbook outlines procedures for describing indicators, measuring impacts, monitoring outbreaks, assessing causes, and managing reefs to minimize losses due to disease.

Download CRTR Disease Handbook pdf / 5.21 MB DOWNLOAD

Reef Restoration Concepts and Guidelines

Guidelines for coral reef restoration approaches from around the world for coastal managers, decision-makers, technical advisors and others.

Download Reef restoration concepts guidelines pdf / 2.23 MB DOWNLOAD
Download Reef restoration concepts guidelines french pdf / 1.23 MB DOWNLOAD
Download Reef restoration guidelines indo pdf / 7.19 MB DOWNLOAD
Download Reef restoration guidelines spanish pdf / 3.02 MB DOWNLOAD

Reef Rehabilitation Manual

This manual captures the learnings of worldwide research into reef rehabilitation and seeks to reduce the proportion of reef rehabilitation projects that fail. It provides detailed hands-on advice, based on lessons-learnt from previous experience, on how to carry out coral reef rehabilitation in a responsible and cost-effective manner. Additional information and case studies can be viewed here.

Download Reef rehabilitation manual web pdf / 4.99 MB DOWNLOAD

Southeast Asian CoE: Local governments critical to effective management and protection of coral reef

Reviews the CoE’s work under the CRTR Local Government Initiative with coastal municipalities surrounding the Lingayen Gulf to improve management and protection of reefs.

Download Southeast Asian CoE: Local governments critical to effective management and protection of coral reefs - Lingayen Gulf, The Philippines pdf / 3.42 MB DOWNLOAD

MPA Enforcement Protocol Guide (Philippines)

(Gabay Hinggil Sa Pagpapatupad ng mga Batas ng Sanktwaryo sa Bolinao, Pangasinan)

Download MPA Enforcement Guidelines (Philippines) pdf / 1.38 MB DOWNLOAD

Practical Guide to Coral Reef-Friendly Practices for Local Governments (2008)

This manual provides advice on coral reef practices to assist local governments to better manage coral reefs.

Download Front page - guide to coral reef pdf / 470.69 KB DOWNLOAD

The Science of No-Take Fishery Reserves: A Guide for Managers

This resource examines the science underlying the use of no-take fishery reserves as a management tool for coastal fisheries, with a focus on connectivity.

Download No-take Fisheries 2010 - English

(revised April 2010)

pdf / 1.05 MB DOWNLOAD
Download No-take Fisheries 2010 - French

(revised April 2010)

pdf / 1.05 MB DOWNLOAD
Download No-take Fisheries 2010 - Spanish

(revised April 2010)

pdf / 1.05 MB DOWNLOAD

Standard Operating Procedures for repeated measures of process and state variables of coral reef

The CRTR Program has developed a set of Standard Operating Procedures with which to collect state and process variables at the various habitats in the vicinity of each CoE and other satellite locations. These methods will allow useful comparisons among localities, and are flexible enough to allow for different analytical approaches.

Download Standard Operating Procedures for repeated measures of process and state variables of coral reef environments pdf / 2.04 MB DOWNLOAD

Remote Sensing Applications for Coral Reef Management directory

This directory aims to help reef managers make better use of remotely-sensed data. It details opportunities provided by remote sensing, the limitations of different methods, and considerations for implementation.

Download Directory of Remote Sensing Applications for Coral Reef Management

This online-toolkit shows managers, scientists and technicians working in coastal marine environments how images, collected from satellites and aircraft, can be used to map and monitor changes to indicators of coastal ecosystem health. The toolkit fo

pdf / 1.1 MB DOWNLOAD
Download Marine Remote Sensing Toolkit

This brochure provides further informaiton on the toolkit for those planning to use remote sensing to map and monitor coastal ecosystem health.

pdf / 591.36 KB DOWNLOAD
Download Model for running remote sensing scenarios.

Includes handbook.

zip / 7.46 MB DOWNLOAD

Preserving Reef Connectivity Handbook

This handbook aims to help managers of coastal areas, in particular those of coastal marine protected areas (MPAs), understand and apply the concept of connectivity in their work.

Download CRTR Connectivity Handbook - English pdf / 3.94 MB DOWNLOAD
Download CRTR Connectivity Handbook - Spanish pdf / 2.92 MB DOWNLOAD

REEF GAME - Tool Demonstration Guide

ReefGame is a linked board game and computer model that can be used to explore alternative and supplemental livelihoods and coral reef conservation. This book outlines what ReefGame is, who can use it and provides instructions for playing ReefGame.

Download REEF GAME - Tool Demonstration Guide pdf / 1.05 MB DOWNLOAD
Download Reefgame zip / 34.2 MB DOWNLOAD