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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Rare or threatened species monitoring and research programs
Rabbit Calici virus
Vegetation communities and structural change
Grassland communities and grazing impacts
Marine ecosystems, classification and biodiversity programs
Ecological use of fire as a management tool
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
Through Parks Victoria, this biosphere reserve is part of an
Environmental Information System (EIS) using scientifically recognised methodologies. GIS methodology is also used
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   Biodiversity, coastal/marine, community studies/communities, ecology, fires/fire ecology, mammals, methodologies, pests/diseases, rare/endangered/threatened species, temperate grassland, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Livestock and related impacts/Overgrazing.
  Integrated monitoring   Geographic Information System/GIS, impact and risk studies/environmental impact, management issues, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.

Last updated: 14/03/2005

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