Working with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Tràng An Management Board’s staff, SUNDASIA is establishing a detailed picture (e.g. through transect surveys) of modern biodiversity within the habitats of Tràng An.

The zooarchaeological and palaeoenvironmental data generated by the project will help to characterize longer-term trends in the biodiversity of the massif and comparable tropical limestone karst habitats, including in response to different scales of environmental and climatic change; considerations central in today’s conservation management planning (e.g. see Rabett et al. in press).