BIOROCK INTRODUCTION

BIOROCK® INTRODUCTION

Biorock Technology is a tried and tested cost effective method for coral restoration and preservation. In this course, each participant will understand the full cycle and complete process of restoring coral reefs using the Biorock Technology. This one day course shall be conducted by experts from Biorock(R) Indonesia

 

TRAINERS
Komang Astika

Komang Astika

Coral Reef Restoration Technical Expert

Komang started his career in the Diving Industry since 1998 and is a Scuba Diving Instructor for open water and advance level. His skills and knowledge on Biorock technology was acquired directly from Prof. Wolf Hilbertz and Dr. Tom Goreau.

Currently, he is working as a Project Manager based in Pemuteran’s Biorock Centre, leading 3 staffs. Komang’s expertise lies on the technical aspect of coral reef restoration and training the local team. He has managed over 20 Biorock projects in different locations. He has become a part of a community who understands the great impact of coral reef restoration to our marine ecosystem.

Apart from his involvement with Biorock Indonesia, he also manages  his own homestay which is close to a Biorock project in Pemuteran Village.

Course Outline and Agenda

09:00 – 12:00 Biorock Method Introduction Presentation, Demonstration on Making Biorock System

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 – 15:30 Dive Tour on Biorock Structures and Observing Biorock Reaction

15:30 – 17:00 Wash up, Closing Discussion & Remarks

 

 

Benefits of Attending

  • Learn how to restore and preserve coral reefs thru Biorock® Method
  • Learn how to evaluate a location’s suitability for reef restoration
  • Understand the step by step process to achieve coral reef’s full growth potential
  • Understand the importance of community participation on coral reef preservation and restoration

 

Who Should Attend

  • Government and Ministries
  • Hotels and Resorts
  • Tourism Companies
  • Non-profit Organisations
  • Private Businesses
  • Philanthropist
  • Local Communities and Villages
  • Diving Schools
  • Naturalists
  • Scientists
  • Students
What Equipment Will You Use?

  • Basic SCUBA Diving (provided)
  • Biorock® Structure and Electrical Connection (provided)
  • Construction Gloves (provided)
  • Underwater camera (not provided, participant should bring their own)
  • Slate/ Underwater notes (provided)

 

PHOTO GALLERY OF PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS
AVAILABLE FOR ORDER

Coral Finder Underwater Book. Small magnifying glass and ruler are included

 

AVAILABLE FOR REQUEST

Sponsor a Baby Coral for covering Growing and Maintenance Cost, and you will get your name attached to Biorock Structure