Biodiversity information in the Former Soviet Union
Dr Dave Minter
BioNET International (Egham)
Host Country Institutions:
NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, National Ecological Centre of Ukraine, Komarov Botanical Institute, Institute of Botany and Phytointroduction, Kazakhstan, Institute of Botany, Georgia
Europe & Central Asia
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine
To help stem the decline in biological research in FSU caused by the disintegration of co-ordinated work programmes and information.
a published Directory containing almost 10,000 records; 2 main meetings and several workshops; 21 computer databases of about 160,000 biological records; 4 project coordinators trained on how to receive, edit and amalgamate data; 6 newsletters; 38 scientific papers.
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