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Tools, training and research for managing eco-hydrology of Cape flora


Ref: 16003
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor John Silvertown
Lead Institution: Open University - BS
Host Country Institutions: SANBI - South African National Biodiversity Institute, CapeNature (formerly Western Cape Nature Conservation Board)
Start Date: 2007-09-01
End Date: 2011-03-31
Funding: £325,540.00
Website: http://www.open.ac.uk/fynbos
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: South Africa
Purpose: To provide a quantitative, scientific basis for the incorporation of eco-hydrology of fynbos habitats potentially threatened by water abstraction in the Cape Floristic Region. Success will be measured and verified by the inclusion of eco-hydrological data in im pact assessments and conservation management plans.
Outputs: * Database of eco-hydrological requirements of endemic species. * Enhanced models of the distribution of species in the Proteaceae and Restionaceae. * trained staff * improved decision-making tools


Documents:
Title: 16-003 St2 App edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 16-003 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 16-003 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 16-003 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 16-003 AR2 App1 - Water resources article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 16-003 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 16-003 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 16-003 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]