Capacity Building for Biodiversity Studies in Freshwater Insects


Argentina
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative

Ref: 15-025

Status: Completed

Round:
14
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
Agency Catedral Turismo, Universidad de la Patagonia, Centro Regional Universitario Bariloche, Biological Station Puerto Blest, APN - Administracion Parques Nacionales, UNLP - Museo de Ciencias Naturales de La Plata
Start Date:
01-09-06
End Date:
31-08-09
Funding:
£178,800.00
Regions:
South America
Biomes:
Inland waters
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, Institutional development
Specific Tools:
Research training, Monitoring, Taxonomy, Global taxonomy
Countries:
Argentina
Project Summary:
To develop capacity in northern Patagonia for the identification, surveying, monitoring and mapping of freshwater insects.
Project Outputs:
Inventory of freshwater insects in the NHNP available on database Darwin-funded staff trained in freshwater insect taxonomy, sampling methods, GIS, collections maintenance. Specialist and non-specialist guides to Patagonian freshwater insects. Establishment of Puerto Blest field station as centre for studying freshwater insects and freshwater ecology. Training courses for students, Park Rangers local groups, fishermen in freshwater monitoring, surveying and insect identification Freshwater insect collection established with accompanying taxonomic database, GIS database, digital image archive. Freshwater insect monitoring programmes run by local communities established


Documents:
Title: 15-025 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-02-12 11:01:24

Title: 15-025 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-12 11:21:15

Title: 15-025 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-02-12 11:21:15

Title: 15-025 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-12 11:21:15

Title: 15-025 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-12-16 18:02:46

Title: 15-025 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-10-07 13:31:59

Title: 15-025 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2009-11-16 11:32:30

Title: 15-025 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2010-09-28 09:32:40