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Monitoring Bat Biodiversity: Indicators of Sustainable Development in Eastern Europe


Ref: 15033
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Kate Jones
Lead Institution: IoZ - Institute of Zoology
Host Country Institutions: Romanian Bat Protection Association, Bat Research and Protection Group, Green Balkans
Start Date: 2006-05-01
End Date: 2009-08-31
Funding: £179,029.00
Website: http://www.ibats.org.uk
Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia
Countries: Bulgaria, Romania
Purpose: To generate long-term population data on biodiversity indicators to assess the impact of global change by developing bat biodiversity monitoring programmes for two countries in Eastern Europe.
Outputs: Establishment of statistically defensible long-term monitoring protocols for Romania and Bulgaria Network of host country personnel trained in monitoring techniques, equipment and analysis. Ongoing online international spatial and temporal database on bat species abundances and distributions alongside road networks. Knowledge on how road design and the change in human development and climate impacts bat biodiversity.

Related Projects: Monitoring biodiversity indicators through volunteer networks across Eurasia, Bats of the Steppe: monitoring bat biodiversity in Mongolia

Documents:
Title: 15-033 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-033 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 15-033 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-033 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-033 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-033 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-033 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]