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Marine habitat mapping development in San Andres Archipelago, Colombia


Ref: 7147
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr James (Hamish) Mair
Lead Institution: Heriot-Watt University
Host Country Institutions: CORALINA
Start Date: 1998-04-01
End Date: 2001-03-31
Funding: £119,935.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Colombia
Purpose: To establish a comprehensive and systematic mapping programme of the marine habitat areas of San Andreas, Providencia and Santa Catalina Archipelago
Outputs: Capacity built within the CORALINA institute to interpret remote sensing and sonar scanning data, and conduct habitat mapping using dive survey and GPS methods; database of marine habitats in the San Andres archipelago enhanced; 4 scientific papers in press or draft; 2 Darwin Fellows trained; 80+ staff in host country trained by Darwin-trained CORALINA staff; database established; 4 management plans completed.

Related Projects: Marine biodiversity assessment and development in Perlas Archipelago, Panama, Conservation Management Zoning Implementation and Facilitation in Perlas Archipelago, Panama, Marine Benthic Invertebrate Study in Coastal Waters of Ecuador

Documents:
Title: 7-147 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]