Darwin Initiative for Lake Baikal Diatoms


Russian Federation
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Ref: 5-093

Status: Completed

Round:
4
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Start Date:
01-01-97
End Date:
31-12-99
Funding:
£143,300.00
Regions:
Europe & Central Asia
Countries:
Russian Federation
Project Summary:
To provide reference resource and expertise for the ongoing biomonitoring of benthic communities in Lake Baikal in Russia
Project Outputs:
Russian diatom technician trained; collection of fresh water material from survey passed to Russian scientists; diatom collection; training for Darwin Fellow (towards but not completed PhD); Diatom herbarium plus reference collection and database established; modern benthic diatom study re-established at the Limnological Institute.