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Marine biodiversity assessment and development in Perlas Archipelago, Panama


Ref: 12021
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr James (Hamish) Mair
Lead Institution: Heriot-Watt University
Host Country Institutions: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama.
Start Date: 2003-04-01
End Date: 2006-06-30
Funding: £168,154.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Central America
Countries: Panama
Purpose: To build up research expertise in a team dedicated to obtaining habitat information and to producing management plans for the marine and coastal environment of Las Perlas in the Gulf of Panama in order to enable the designation of a Marine National Park within the Archipelago’s boundaries
Outputs: 3 Panamanian Darwin Fellows with MSc level degrees and experience in applied field research. Field plots and action plans produced. Results disseminated through conference, scientific papers and other means. Information and experience exchange network of Darwin workers established.

Related Projects: Conservation Management Zoning Implementation and Facilitation in Perlas Archipelago, Panama, Marine Benthic Invertebrate Study in Coastal Waters of Ecuador, Marine habitat mapping development in San Andres Archipelago, Colombia

Documents:
Title: 12-021 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-021 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-021 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-021 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 12-021 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-021 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: ECP Costa-Panama - final
Download: ECP [pdf]