Project Records, c. 1976-1991
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Consists of records documenting the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFF - formerly the Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project), headed by Project Director Richard O. Bierregaard. A joint venture in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, the BDFF Project was transferred from the World Wildlife Fund to the National Museum of Natural History in 1989. Materials include correspondence, chronological files, invoices, budget information, proposals, grant information, and annual and progress reports. Some of the records are in Spanish or Portugeuse.
- Bierregaard, Richard O
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project
- Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia
- World Wildlife Fund (U.S.)
- Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project
Series Level Description
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- c 1976-1991
Restrictions & Rights
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
- Rain forests
6 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings