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Plankton biodiversity: training, sampling, taxonomy and data evaluation in Seychelles & Mauritius


Ref: 9004
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Dave Robins
Lead Institution: Royal Geographical Society - Shoals
Host Country Institutions: NERC Centre for Coastal Marine Science
Start Date: 2000-04-01
End Date: 2003-03-31
Funding: £173,007.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Mauritius, Seychelles
Purpose: To identify keystone zooplankton species in the waters around the Seychelles and Mauritius
Outputs: Train Mauritian undergraduate students. Hold training workshops. Launch a regional plankton monograph. Produce a plankton-sampling manual. Produce a key plankton species guide. Publish 6 papers in non/peer reviewed journals. Establish key-plankton species collection. Hold regional conference.


Documents:
Title: ECP Seychelles-Mauritius - final
Download: ECP [pdf]

Title: 09-004 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]