Course runs from June 21 – July 15, 2022
Registration is now open and closes June 20, 2022
The Reef Resilience Network, in partnership with Global Mangrove Watch partners, is pleased to announce the opens in a new windowGlobal Mangrove Watch Mentored Online Course featuring three lessons, live webinars, and discussion with global experts. This course enables participants to confidently navigate the Global Mangrove Watch platform and learn how to utilize its data and tools in support of the effective management of mangroves.
The free online course is accessible to participants around the world, takes approximately six hours to complete, and consists of three lessons:
- Lesson 1: Introduction to Global Mangrove Watch
- Lesson 2: Remote Sensing of Mangroves
- Lesson 3: Mangrove Blue Carbon
Collectively, these lessons provide a comprehensive overview of how remote sensing is used to map mangroves and how the GMW platform can be used to access and interpret mangrove data and generate reports. Course participants will also learn about the capacity of mangroves to store carbon, and the role mangroves can play in climate mitigation and policy globally. Upon course completion, participants will be able to download a Certificate of Completion.
The lessons were developed by Aberystwyth University, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Mangrove Action Project, Reef Resilience Network, The Nature Conservancy, University of Cambridge, and Wetlands International.