Ecosystem Monitoring




Learn about specific monitoring techniques for different local ecosystems and undertake real monitoring which will be used to evalute how your local ecosystems change over time.

Learn how and why to used dufferent types of monitoring.

Use a range of technology solutions to monitor your local ecosystems.

Visit 4 different local ecosystems, weather and safety dependant, such as:
  • Beach
  • Estuaries
  • Rivers and Creeks
  • Coastal Forests
  • Wetlands
  • Ocean
  • Reef
  • Rocky Shores


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Intended Schedule

Actual schedule will be weather and safety dependent

Day 1:
  • Introduction to supervisors and other group members
  • Explore digital ecosystem platform
  • Visit the 1st of the 4 ecosystems to be covered
  • Discuss the importance of the ecosystem
  • Undertake real monitoring of different parts of the ecosystem

Day 2:
  • Discover the results of the 1st days monitoring activities
  • Visit the 2nd of the 4 ecosystems to be covered
  • Discuss the importance of the ecosystem
  • Undertake real monitoring of different parts of the ecosystem

Day 3:
  • Discover the results of the 2nd days monitoring activities
  • Visit the 3rd of the 4 ecosystems to be covered
  • Discuss the importance of the ecosystem
  • Undertake real monitoring of different parts of the ecosystem

Day 4:
  • Discover the results of the 3rd days monitoring activities
  • Visit the 4th of the 4 ecosystems to be covered
  • Discuss the importance of the ecosystem
  • Undertake real monitoring of different parts of the ecosystem

Day 5:
  • Discover the results of the 1st days monitoring activities
  • Bring together the techniques and results from all days
  • Participants to design a poster of their favorite part of the week
  • Participants to show and discuss their posters
  • Discover advanced technologies (age specific content)


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