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Mapping benthic biodiversity of the South Georgia continental shelf and slope


Ref: 18019
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: David Barnes
Lead Institution: BAS - British Antarctic Survey
Host Country Institutions: Gov of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Shallow Marine Surveys Group
Start Date: 2010-04-01
End Date: 2012-06-30
Funding: £218,561.00
Website: http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/sgmarbase
Status: Completed
Regions: UKOT
Countries: Falkland Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
Purpose: To establish baseline data on the macro- and mega-benthic biodiversity of the South Georgia shelf and slope, identify key (endemic) species and biodiversity hotspots and utilise data to formulate management strategies for the conservation of biodiversity in the South Georgia Maritime Zone.
Outputs:

Related Projects: South Atlantic wilderness: assessment of Tristan da Cunha's seabed biodiversity

Documents:
Title: 18-019 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 18-019 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 18-019 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 18-019 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]