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Nematode biodiversity and worldwide pollution monitoring


Ref: 8249
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Melanie Austen
Lead Institution: Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1999-04-01
End Date: 2002-10-31
Funding: £163,200.00
Website: http://www.pml.ac.uk/nematode
Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia, South America, South Asia
Countries: Brazil, Chile, Pakistan, Poland
Purpose: To assist biologists worldwide to assess the local biodiversity of nematodes as well as using this group to assess local environmental quality
Outputs: Install prototype keys and a training guide on website. Hold a workshop for 15 scientists from Brazil, Poland, Pakistan and Chile. Hold training workshop on statistical analysis of community data for 15 trainees. Produce a software manual. Establish Darwin nematode network. Visit host countries by British scientists to advise and train on meiofaunal work. Present work at the 11th Meiofaunal Conference. Publish 2+ papers.


Documents:
Title: 08-249 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 8-249 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 8-249 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 8-249 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]