Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (04.01.2017 to 06.30.2017)

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Year: 
2017
Quarter: 
April - June
Communications activities: 

The TEAM site manager Emmanuel Akampurira attended a three weeks Pre-doctoral training at Vrije University in Amsterdam. 

Protocol Activities: 

Vegetation sampling
Data from the vegetation plots were entered. It is currently being cleaned and will be uploaded before the end of July 2017.

Climate monitoring protocol
All climate data and maintenance logs were uploaded on to the TEAM portal. Bi-weekly maintenance of the climate station has been carried out in accordance with the protocol.


Terrestrial vertebrate monitoring protocol
Array one (30 camera locations) deployment and retrieval was completed. Images from Array one have been downloaded in to DeskTEAM computer program and are being processed. Camera trap setting for array 2 starts at the end of July 2017.

Protocol Problems: 

We bought new batteries for the camera traps because some of old ones were very weak.

Also the battery chargers were no longer charging efficiently we purchased 6 new ones. 

Logistical Problems: 

We bought new batteries for the camera traps because some of old ones were very weak.  .

Also the battery chargers were no longer charging efficiently we purchased 6 new ones.