Mount Everest Foundation
Supporting the exploratory


This six-member scientific group carried out a study of phytosociology and the morphological assessment of plants of the paramo in the areas of Laguna Estrallada and Lagune Verde in the Sangay National Park in Central Ecuador. They also studied the limnology of three lakes and four river systems, collected data from five forest sites (550 trees), and recorded six soil profiles.

November 1989
Paul Ramsay with Joel Creed, Ian Whitehead, Lynn Evans, Nicola Legg and Michael Bassett