Marine Benthic Invertebrate Study in Coastal Waters of Ecuador


Ecuador
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Ref: 6-029

Status: Completed

Round:
5
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
University of Guayaquil
Start Date:
01-05-97
End Date:
31-03-00
Funding:
£124,510.00
Regions:
South America
Countries:
Ecuador
Project Summary:
To establish a specialist unit at the University of Guayaquil to develop local expertise in marine invertebrate taxonomy and analysis of benthic ecology.
Project Outputs:
Standard techniques for collection and handling of samples developed and adapted; on 3 Darwin Scholars trained in UK and Ecuador; 6 Ecuadorian student researchers trained; guidebook on techniques & methods for identification of benthic marine invertebrates published; 2 papers in preparation for scientific journals; 6 other papers ; database of all specimen material collected; species reference collection at University of Guayaquil; 4 workshops; 4 newsletters; specialist marine ‘Darwin Unit’ established.


Documents:
Title: 06-029 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2010-11-18 14:03:24