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Marine Benthic Biodiversity in China


Ref: 6023
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr R Warwick
Lead Institution: Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Host Country Institutions: Ocean University of Qingdao (OUQ), China
Start Date: 1997-04-01
End Date:
Funding: £99,000.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Purpose: 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.
Outputs: 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.

Related Projects: Biodiversity in Malaysian Mangrove Forest, Marine Benthic Biodiversity and Agriculture in Thailand, Namibia Marine Biodiversity Baseline

Documents:
Title: 06-023 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]