Marine Conservation Enhancement Fund

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  • 2021-2022
  • 2020-2021

Reference No.

Project Title

Name of Applicant

Project Leader
Funded Amount (HK$)
MCEF21101 Population genomics of coral-associated denitrifying bacteria along nitrate gradients in Hong Kong waters The Chinese University of Hong Kong Dr. Luo Haiwei 790,650.00
MCEF21102 Impact of pharmaceuticals and personal care products on plankton communities in western and southern waters of Hong Kong, and mitigatory measures The University of Hong Kong Dr. Yang Yi 1,048,000.00
MCEF21103 Effects of heavy metals and antibiotic pollution to the mangrove sediment microbiome and their functional diversities in western waters of Hong Kong Hong Kong Metropolitan University Dr. Mo Wing Yin 898,128.00
MCEF21104 Development of CO2 – reduction catalysts to alleviate ocean warming and acidification Hong Kong Metropolitan University Dr. Stella Ng Siu Mui 723,600.00
MCEF21107 Estuarine fish biodiversity and food web structure in southern and western Hong Kong waters Hong Kong Metropolitan University Dr. Alphonse Tsang Hin Fat 796,760.00
MCEF21109 Health assessment goes in the air: applicability of unmanned aerial vehicle for collecting biological health data of residential cetaceans in Hong Kong waters City University of Hong Kong Dr. Tabris Chung Yik To 1,047,836.00
MCEF21112 From conservation to carbon neutral: quantifying blue carbon in costal sediments and their contribution to carbon budgets The University of Hong Kong Dr. David M. Baker 1,404,999.00
MCEF21001 Training citizen scientist to study seasonal dynamics of phytoplankton and its relationship with coastal water quality of non-gazetted beach in Western and Southern parts of Hong Kong Hong Kong Metropolitan University Prof. Fred Wang Fat Lee 1,514,430.00
MCEF21003 Using eDNA for Hong Kong marine conservation efforts and biodiversity assessment The University of Hong Kong Dr. Mathew Seymour 1,158,000.00
MCEF21004 Hong Kong marine conservation online course for scuba divers The University of Hong Kong Dr. Hau Chi Hang 259,687.00
MCEF21005 Space and time matter: Long-term spatiotemporal distribution of sea turtle strandings and factors contributing to their morbidity and mortality in Hong Kong waters City University of Hong Kong Dr. Brian Chin Wing Kot 1,498,088.00
MCEF21006 Identifying Lantau’s “hotspots”: developing thermal and salinity profiles to assess the current and future distributions of key marine species The Swire Institute of Marine Science, The University of Hong Kong Dr. Tin Yan Hui 1,108,105.00
MCEF21007 Linking coral cover and reef fish diversity in Hong Kong waters using eDNA The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Dr. Charmaine Cheuk-Man Yung 800,702.00