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A Biodiversity monitoring system for Trinidad and Tobago


Ref: 14004
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Nick Brown
Lead Institution: University of Oxford - Plants
Host Country Institutions: National Herbarium of Trinidad and Tobago, Asa Wright Nature Centre, Forestry Division - T&T, University of West Indes, Life Sciences
Start Date: 2005-07-01
End Date: 2009-01-31
Funding: £264,500.00
Website: http://dps.plants.ox.ac/bol/TRIN
Status: Completed
Regions: Caribbean
Countries: Trinidad and Tobago
Purpose: To build and maintain capacity in Trinidad and Tobago to monitor habitats, detect changes in plant populations and measure the effects of management.
Outputs: Network of permanent sample plots enumerated Updated vegetation map of T&T. Assessment of changes in habitat structure, composition and distribution since 1984. Taxonomy training courses provided for tertiary level students. Taxonomy training courses provided for junior Forestry Division staff and Asa Wright guides. Expansion of National Herbarium and collections catalogued on herbarium database (BRAHMS). Field guide to the trees of T&T and Asa Wright Nature Centre published.

Related Projects: Rattan Diversity and Sustainable Management in Lao PDR, A biodiversity monitoring system for Trinidad and Tobago, Identifying and managing High Conservation Value Forest in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor of Mexico

Documents:
Title: 14-004 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 St2 App edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-004 Pre Project report
Download: Pre Project Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 AR2 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 HY4
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-004 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]