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Status Survey and Atlas

Status reports, surveys and atlas are the Foundation's tried-and-tested method of taking stock of the present and chalking out a future course of action. To facilitate this work, the Foundation does comprehensive study and evaluation of the existent ecospheres, endangered species and status of nature education in Gujarat.

  1. The comprehensive study of Nature Education in Gujarat State

  2. Raptors of Gujarat

  3. Survey of Colonial Breeding  Water Birds of Gujarat State

  4. Status, distribution and habitat Survey of Great Indian Bustard in Gujarat

  5. Status of Gyps Vultures in Gujarat (2005, 2007, 2010, 2012 & 2016)

  6. Survey and census of Sarus Crane in Gujarat

  7. Status of Dugong in India

  8. Ecological Status of Narayan Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary- A Management Perspective

  9. Evaluation Reports on Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Conservation and Management of Mangroves and Coral Reefs by MoEF, GoI

  10. Assessment of Forest Cover in the Catchment Area of Sardar Sarovar Project.

   

Ecosystem Research

The Foundation also conducts research to build action plans for conservation and management of various ecosystems of Gujarat.

  1. Action Plan for conservation and management of Nalsarovar wetland
  2. Wetland survey of Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary  
 

BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH

GEER Foundation conducts biodiversity researches at different sanctuaries and National Parks of Gujarat. Based on these studies, special measures are designed and implemented to conserve and enhance the existing flora and fauna.

  1. Biodiversity study of “Northern Tapi Forest” areas of Gujarat with special emphasis to small mammals

  2. Biodiversity of Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

  3. The Status of Biodiversity of Jessore Wildlife Sanctuary

  4. Ecological and Biodiversity of Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary and its Environs

  5. Biodiversity study of Marine National Park and Sanctuary

  6. Biodiversity study in Purna Wildlife Sanctuary

  7. Biodiversity Study of Ratanmahals Wildlife Sanctuary

  8. Ecological and biodiversity study of  Thol Lake Sanctuary

  9. Biodiversity study of Hingolgadh Wildlife Sanctuary

  10. Biodiversity study of Ramapara Wildlife Sanctuary

  11. Study on Biodiversity- Vansda National Park

 

 

ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH

  1. Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZMP) (Phase-I) & (Extended Phase)

  2. Study on Birds-Hit-Ahmedabad Airport to minimize Bird Aircraft collision hazards with emphasis on problem from Black Kite.

  3. Assessment of Carbon Storage Potential of the Coral Reefs of Gujarat.

  4. Study of Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Gujarat State.

  5. Impact on Global Changes on Marine Ecosystem with Special Emphasis on Coral Reefs.

  6. Regional Climate Variability and Disaster Patterns in the Wake of Climate Change: Case of Gujarat State. Report.

  7. Conservation Mapping of LRK Landscape under BCRLIP.

  8. Ecological Significance of Forests and Economic Dependence of local communities on forests in the Junagadh, Vadodara, Surat, Valsad Forest Circles.

  9. Change in Land Use pattern by Using Remote Sensing Technique for Mining Lease Area of GMDC in Gujarat- Ratadiya-Nagrecha, Kachchh.

  10. Assessment of Carrying Capacity w.r.t Tourist Facilities available in Gir Forest.

  11. Wetland study of Chhari Dhundh in Rann of Kachchh.

  12. Ecological Significance of Forests and Economic Dependence on it in the Vadodara, Surat, Valsad and Junagadh Forest Circles of Gujarat.

  13. Study of and Movement of Lesser Flamingo in the Little Rann of Kachchh in Gujarat.

  14. Change in Land Use pattern by Using Remote Sensing Technique for Mining Lease Area of GMDC in Gujarat-Tadkeshwar, Surat.

  15. Change in Land Use pattern by Using Remote Sensing Technique for Mining Lease Area of GMDC in Gujarat-Amod, Bharuch.

  16. Change in Land Use pattern by Using Remote Sensing Technique for Mining Lease Area of GMDC in Gujarat- Mata No Madh, Kachchh.

  17. Preparing A Model People’s Biodiversity Register (PBR) in Panam Village (Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary), Gujarat-The GEER Foundation’s Experience.

  18. Collection of Baseline Data pertaining to Biodiversity and Socio-economics in Dholera  SIR Area.

  19. Impact of forestry interventions in urban and sub-urban areas of Gujarat.

  20. The comprehensive study of Nature Education in Gujarat State.

  21. Evaluation Reports on Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Conservation and Management of Mangroves and Coral Reefs by MoEF, GoI.

  22. Ecological Status of Narayan Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary- A Management Perspective.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

The Foundation carries out environmental impact assessment to understand the impact of fast emerging developmental changes on Gujarat’s environment.

  1. EIA of Sardar Sarovar Project on Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary.

  2. EIA of Sardar Sarovar Project on Velavadar National Park.

  3. Rapid Foot Transect (RFT) Study for Movement of Wildlife across the Proposed Kachchh Branch Canal (KBC).

Species and Topic Specific Research

Gujarat's rich biodiversity has been adequately captured in the species-specific research conducted by GEER Foundation.

  1. Monograph on Phytoplankton of Gulf of Kachchh

  2. Pictorial Guide to Coastal Flora of Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat

  3. Important Wetland Destinations of Gujarat

  4. Nalsarovar Lake- An Incredible Rendezvous point of Wetland Denizens in Gujarat

  5. Pollination Biology of Three Rare Mangrove Species of Gujarat, India

  6. Recruitment and Growth Study of Coral Reef in the Gulf of Kachchh

  7. Study of floristic diversity and natural regeneration of Mangrove species in selected mangrove habitats in South Gujarat

  8. Pollination biology and reproductive ecology of mangrove species of Gujarat

  9. Medicinal Plants of Gujarat (Eng. / Guj.)

  10. Study of Identifying Coral Reef health indicators in the Gulf of Kachchh

  11. The Comprehensive Study on Nature Education in Gujarat State

  12. Mangroves in Gujarat

  13. Ecological and Socio-Economic Study of Barda Wildlife Sanctuary

  14. Ecological study of Wild Ass Sanctuary- Little Rann of Kachchh

  15. Socio-Economic Feasibility Study of Bamboos & their Products in Gujarat State

 

 
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