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Cetacean Strandings around the UK Coast - WC0601

Description
Summary Objectives:
To provide a coordinated approach to surveillance of cetacean strandings, and to investigate major causes of death of stranded cetaceans in the UK for a 3 year period from April 2007 until March 2010.

Key Customer Purpose:
Reliable and comparable data will lead to better understanding of the nature and extent and of cetacean strandings which in turn will enable better management. The information from this project ensures that the UK is delivering against its obligations under the Habitats Directive and ASCOBANS.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Final Report Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme   (5106k)
• ANN - Annual Report : Annual Report for the period 1st January – 31st December 2010   (2370k)
• Annual Report : Annual Report for the period 1st January – 31st December 2007   (1363k)
• Annual Report : Annual Report for the period 1st January - 31st December 2008   (2437k)
• Annual Report : Annual Report for the period 1st January - 31st December 2009   (2469k)
• General : Formal Review of Research and Development of Contract CR0364 – Cetacean Strandings around the UK Coast   (274k)
• INF - Information Leaflet : CSIP leaflet   (1703k)
• Information Leaflet : What causes whales, dolphins and porpoises to strand?   (235k)
• Technical Report : Investigation of the common dolphin mass stranding event in Cornwall, 9th June 2008   (1463k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2011

Cost: £1,532,355
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Zoological Society of London
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Marine Impacts              
Nature conservation