Invertebrate Diversity and Endemism at Gough Island and Threats from Introduced Species


St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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Ref: 8-253

Status: Completed

Round:
7
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
University of Pretoria, Gov of Tristan da Cunha
Start Date:
01-07-99
End Date:
30-06-02
Funding:
£127,500.00
Regions:
UKOT
Biomes:
Island biodiversity
Countries:
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Project Summary:
To study the effects of introduced species on Gough Island and to revise the Island's management plan
Project Outputs:
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. Complete database. Deposit a voucher collection at the Natural History Museum, London and the Transvaal Museum in South Africa. Publish 3+ articles in international journals.


Documents:
Title: 08-253 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-04-07 11:00:56

Title: 08-253 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 11:00:56