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Darwin Initiative for Lake Baikal Diatoms


Ref: 5093
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Roger Flower
Lead Institution: UCL - University College London - ECRC
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1997-01-01
End Date: 1999-12-31
Funding: £143,300.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia
Countries: Russia
Purpose: To provide reference resource and expertise for the ongoing biomonitoring of benthic communities in Lake Baikal in Russia
Outputs: Russian diatom technician trained; collection of fresh water material from survey passed to Russian scientists; diatom collection; training for Darwin Fellow (towards but not completed PhD); Diatom herbarium plus reference collection and database established; modern benthic diatom study re-established at the Limnological Institute.