Invertebrate Diversity and Endemism at Gough Island and Threats from Introduced Species
Professor Kevin John Gaston
University of Sheffield
Host Country Institutions:
University of Pretoria, Gov of Tristan da Cunha
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
To study the effects of introduced species on Gough Island and to revise the Island's management plan
Train research assistants in sampling techniques, identification and preservation of samples.
Give lectures to students at the University of Pretoria.
Produce illustrated key of arthropod species.
Produce general conservation pamphlet for the general public.
Deposit a voucher collection at the Natural History Museum, London and the Transvaal Museum in South Africa.
Publish 3+ articles in international journals.
Related Projects: Iimbovane Outreach Project: Exploring South African Biodiversity and Change