There are many organizations and agencies that currently have on-line data entry systems in place for various types of community-based monitoring. Data may be submitted directly via a webform, or through email. Here are a few that we would like to highlight, and please contact us with suggestions for other sites and protocols to feature here.
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF): Link to Online Data Entry system
Benthic Monitoring, Marine Disease and Bleaching
Eyes of the Reef Reporting Network: Online form to report Marine Invasives • Online form to report Coral Bleaching, Disease, or Crown-of-Thorns
NOAA'S Coral Watch - Report bleaching observations
World Water Monitoring Day
Surfrider Foundation - Ocean Illness Report Form
Manta Pacific Research Foundation - Manta Ray Sighting Form
The Hawaii Association for Marine Education and Research, Inc. (HAMER): short form for manta sightings or an additional information form
The white tip reef shark project of Hawaii is seeking photos: more information here.
Hawksbill Recovery Project - seeking sighting information and photos via email; download: Turtle ID Guide and Hawaiian Hawksbills brochure
Cascadia Research Foundation is seeking photos of whales and dolphins in Hawaii's waters. Download a flier or check out the website.
Other Types of Monitoring
NOAA Phytoplankton Monitoring Network