Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
  Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Solutions today for reefs tomorrow


Coral Disease Outbreak Investigation Training Modules

The CDHC has developed a course curriculum for training managers, scientists, and responders to design and launch a coral disease outbreak investigation. Click the below links to access the course module PDF, and use the toggle on-off option in the document to access presenter’s notes.

Module 1

Background, Definitions, and Overview of the Process

Module 2

Structure and Function of the Response Network

Module 3

How do you recognize coral disease?

Module 4

Survey Methods for Defining Outbreak Area & Extent

Module 5

Methods for Collecting Tissue for Biological Analyses

Module 6

Sample Processing Methods for Biological Analyses

Module 7

Resolution of an Outbreak Investigation

Module 8

Special Considerations for Contaminant Sampling

Supporting Information

Video Protocols of Sample Collection Techniques