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Monitoring biodiversity indicators through volunteer networks across Eurasia


Ref: EIDPO036
Type: Post-Project
Project Leader: Dr Kate Jones
Lead Institution: IoZ - Institute of Zoology, IoZ - Institute of Zoology
Host Country Institutions: Romanian Bat Protection Association, Green Balkans
Start Date: 2009-04-01
End Date: 2011-03-31
Funding: £197,039.00
Website: http://www.ibats.org.uk; http://www.flickr.com/photos/ibatsprogram/
Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia
Countries: Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine
Purpose: To generate long-term population data on biodiversity indicators to assess the impact of global change by maintaining and enhancing bat biodiversity programmes in two Eastern European countries and extending the programme to three other countries.
Outputs: 1. Ongoing statistically defensible monitoring programme for Romania and Bulgaria 2. Development of statistically defensible monitoring programme for Hungary, Ukraine and Russia 3. Ongoing improved online international spatial and temporal database on bat species abundances and distributions 4. Improved analysis techniques to automatically detect and identify bat calls from transect data and improved equipment 5. Knowledge of how change in human development and climate impacts bat biodiversity

Related Projects: Monitoring Bat Biodiversity: Indicators of Sustainable Development in Eastern Europe, Bats of the Steppe: monitoring bat biodiversity in Mongolia

Documents:
Title: EIDPO036 Application - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: EIDPO036 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO036 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO036 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO036 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]