Marine Benthic Biodiversity in China
Dr R Warwick
Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Host Country Institutions:
Ocean University of Qingdao (OUQ), China
To assess the effects of different human activities on biodiversity in Chinese coastal waters with a view to developing a management strategy for sustainable use in the area.
2 Darwin Fellows received PhD degrees, 31 university staff and students trained and Darwin library established at the Ocean University of Qingdao; research conducted on human impact on coastal habitats, and evaluation of techniques for rapid assessment of biodiversity; scientific publications and local publicity.
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