Global Platforms

Satellite image of the village of Nukuni on Ono-i-Lau, Fiji. Ono-i-Lau is a group of islands within a barrier reef system in the Fijian archipelago of Lau Islands. Photo © Planet Labs Inc.

The Allen Coral Atlas and the Global Mangrove Watch are two online platforms that give access to global maps of coastal habitats based on remote sensing data. These maps are the most complete and up-to-date global maps that exist and are valuable tools for management. In the following sections we give a brief description of each platform).

You can find two online courses that will provide training on how to use each of these platforms:

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