IWC-SORP Research Fund: progress reports (2016-2018)
Elanor M. Bell
International Whaling Commission
Following an open, competitive Call for Proposals (26 July to 17 August 2016) a total of £144,058 GBP was allocated from the IWC-SORP Research Fund to 10 research projects, ahead of the 2016-2017 austral summer survey season. An interim proposal assessment procedure, developed by the Scientific Committee (Item 1.2 of Annex W (IWC/66/Rep01), was followed. This paper summarises the progress of the 10 research projects that received funding from the IWC-SORP Research Fund in 2016/17.