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Biodiversity of peatswamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia


Ref: 7135
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Jack Rieley
Lead Institution: Nottingham University - Geography
Host Country Institutions: University of Palanga Raya, Gov of Central Kalimantan
Start Date: 1998-04-01
End Date: 2001-03-31
Funding: £119,100.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Indonesia
Purpose: To provide baseline information required to inform government agencies and others of the importance of peatswamp forests.
Outputs: Train 20 Indonesian undergraduates in biodiversity and tropical ecology. Train 3 Indonesian research assistants in field and laboratory techniques. Submit 8 papers to peer reviewed journals. Establish 4 databases. Establish herbarium collections of peat swamp forest plants in Bogor and Edinburgh. Produce project network newsletters. Produce a training guide to biodiversity and natural resource functions of peat swamp forest. Hold workshop to disseminate findings, and 2 UK seminars.


Documents:
Title: ECP Indonesia - final
Download: ECP [pdf]

Title: 07-135 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]