Marine habitat mapping development in San Andres Archipelago, Colombia
Dr James (Hamish) Mair
Host Country Institutions:
To establish a comprehensive and systematic mapping programme of the marine habitat areas of San Andreas, Providencia and Santa Catalina Archipelago
Capacity built within the CORALINA institute to interpret remote sensing and sonar scanning data, and conduct habitat mapping using dive survey and GPS methods; database of marine habitats in the San Andres archipelago enhanced; 4 scientific papers in press or draft; 2 Darwin Fellows trained; 80+ staff in host country trained by Darwin-trained CORALINA staff; database established; 4 management plans completed.
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