Linda Goh, Assistant Director (National Biodiversity Centre) NParks begins the session by introducing Jonathan Ngiam, Senior Project Officer who will be managing the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey.
International Year of the Reef 2008 Singapore Organising Committee, who led the effort to come up with the Singapore Blue Plan which was eventually submitted and accepted by the government. In particular, Minister Mah Bow Tan supported one of the Blue Plan's proposals, which was to have a comprehensive survey of our marine biodiversity. And here we are today, embarking on this great effort!
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Linda then proceeds to explain in great detail the objectives of the Survey. Here's some of the highlights of her presentation.
Tropical Marine Science Institute to tell us more about our first effort in the survey, to check out the mudflats!
The slides given at the launch will soon be uploaded on this blog.
Don't worry if you missed this presentation. There will be on-the-job training during the actual survey dates and dates of other activities.
The first Forays into the Mud are below
- 2 Dec (Thurs) 12.30pm - 3.30pm at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
- 15 Jan (Sat) 1pm at Kranji Mangroves
To join the Survey, please first register via this form. You will then get an invitation to join the Mega Marine yahoo groups mailing list. You can then sign up for the event on the yahoo groups database. Updates and other information will also be sent via the yahoo groups mailing list.