Selected Recent Projects by ORDA Partners
Project Design, Development & Management
r Marine Studies Programme Development, the University of the South Pacific (1990 2002.
r International Ocean Institute establishment of a Regional Operational Centre for Australia and the Western Pacific (2002 present).
Coral Reef Monitoring, Surveying and Training
r Coordination, Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network for the SW Pacific. 1999 2002. Funded by the Canada International Development Agency and the International Ocean Institute.
r United Nations Environment Program - Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA): Status of international waters of the Pacific Islands region.
r Member, Samoa National Coral Reef Monitoring Task Force
Marine Biodiversity Surveys & Technical Training
r Benthic marine algae surveys of Fiji (1990 present) and Samoa (1997 present).
r Invasive species survey in American Samoa (2002) and Independent Samoa (2007).
r Marine plant biodiversity surveys, American Samoa (2003).
r Marine biodiversity surveys of Bunaken National Park, N. Sulawesi, Indonesia and Palolo Deep National Marine Reserve, Samoa.
r Workshops on identification of non-geniculate coralline algae (Fiji) and coral identification (Sam Ratulangi University, Manado, Indonesia).
r Marine Biodiversity Assessment Specialist, Samoa Marine Biodiversity Protection & Management Project.
r Survey and assessment of coral reefs of Naitauba Island, Lau group, Fiji, June 2002. Effects of the 1998 and 2000 bleaching event on the coral communities and reef status.
Planning & Design of Marine Protected Areas
r Planning for the Ono Island MPA, Kadavu, Fiji. Funded by the Marine Conservation Action Fund and the International Ocean Institute.
Fisheries Code of Conduct and Best Practice
r Development and delivery of a TRAIN-SEA-COAST Training Course on the FAOs Code of Conduct (2002).
r Development and delivery of a training course on Fisheries Instruments (2003);
Scientific Editing and Reporting
r Member of the Editorial Board, the Ocean Yearbook