Wilkinson, C., Hill, J. 2004. Methods for Ecological Monitoring of Coral Reefs. A Resource for Managers. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Australia and Reef Check, Los Angeles, USA. 117pp.
There is a section on data handling and storage of results on page 14 of this resource. It covers data storage, analysis and reporting. There is also a discussion of the importance in involving the public in the dissemination of the results which can be a key factor in determining the success of protected areas.