Northwestern Pacific biodiversity hotspot: investigating biodiversity and biogeographic patterns and their controlling factors


Grant Data
Project Title
Northwestern Pacific biodiversity hotspot: investigating biodiversity and biogeographic patterns and their controlling factors
Principal Investigator
Dr Yasuhara, Moriaki   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Kuhnt Wolfgang   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Holbourn Ann Elizabeth   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Yu Pai-Sen   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Renema Willem   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Wei Chih-Lin   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Chen Min-Te   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Dong Yunwei   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Tittensor Derek   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2018-12-31
Amount
601972
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Biodiversity, Biogeography, Paleobiogeography, Paleontology, Macroecology
Discipline
Environmental Studies and Science
Panel
Physical Sciences (P)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17303115
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To better understand northwestern Pacific shallow marine biogeography using ostracodes as a model animal 3 To elucidate controlling factors of northwestern Pacific large-scale biodiversity and biogeographic patterns 4 To construct large ostracode census database for quantitative paleoenvironmental reconstruction using Modern Analogue Technique or Transfer Function