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Quantification and Elimination of Threats to the Caspian Seal


Ref: 15024
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Simon Goodman
Lead Institution: University of Leeds - IICB
Host Country Institutions: Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, DEC - Iran, MoA, Kaz, International Oceanographic Institute, Institute of Deserts, Flora and Fauna
Start Date: 2006-07-01
End Date: 2009-06-30
Funding: £260,713.00
Website: http://www.caspianseal.org
Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia, Middle East
Countries: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
Purpose: To strengthen the ability of researchers and managers in the region to identify, monitor and manage present and future threats to the Caspian seal; to halt seal population decline by reducing anthropogenic sourced mortality; to build capacity for the longterm implementation of science-based conservation and management polices in the Caspian that promote biodiversity and its sustainable use.
Outputs: Regional Seal Centre Network with trained staff and research infrastructure. Estimates of population size, movement & habitat usage, health status, diet, genetic structure, & climate change response model. Seal Conservation Action and Management Plan; reduced by-catch mortality Educational events & materials. Media representation

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Documents:
Title: 15-024 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-024 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-024 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 15-024 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: DIM Agenda
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: Darwin workshops
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: Workshop Introduction September 2006
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: SCAMP_ENG_revised(changes accepted)
Download: Management Plan [pdf]

Title: Workshop Introduction September 2006
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: Darwin workshops
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: DIM Agenda
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: DIM outcome CSCN English
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: 15-024 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]