Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Territory’s coral reef monitoring system reviewed

The Territory recently concluded a two-day assessment of the Coral Reef Monitoring in the Virgin Islands as part of its local commitment to the Enhancing Capacity for Adaptation to Climate Change (ECACC) Project in the United Kingdom (UK) Overseas Territories.

The Virgin Islands is the first UK Overseas Territory to conduct the assessment facilitated by Marcia Creary, a consultant with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC).

Creary holds the post of Environmental Data Manger for the Centre for Marine Science at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and was the Coordinator for Expansion under the Mainstreaming and Adaptation to Climate Change (MACC) project to the eastern Caribbean from 2007-2009. More >>>