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Bishop Museum: Makai Watch

Volunteers monitor the health of the coastal communities of Maunalua Bay.

Bishop Museum: Makai Watch

As part of the Communicating Climate Change (C3) Citizen Science initiative, museum visitors and volunteers in Honolulu observe and record local phenomena that are indicative of climate change. Volunteers from the Bishop Museum have partnered with the Malama Maunalua: Makai Watch project to investigate the impact of climate change and rising sea levels on the health of human and natural communities in the Maunalua region of O'ahu.



Topic – climate change, reef, health, invasive species, monitoring

Audience - public, all, divers

Location - Hawai'i, O'ahu, Maunalua Bay

Goals - education, research, conservation



Association of Science Technology Centers

Bishop Museum

University of Hawai'i School of Ocean Earth Science and Technology

Malama Maunalua: Makai Watch



Amber Inwood, Bishop Museum  email Amber

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