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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Forests (63 %): Natural montane, sub-montane and colline broadleaf deciduous forest with beech (Fagus sylvatica), oak (Quercus petraea, Quercus robur, Quercus pubescens), hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), ash (Fraxinus excelsior), Austrian pine (Pinus nigra), etc.
Cultivated landscapes (24 %): dominated by meadows, grassland, fields and vineyards.
Settlements (6 %)
Waters: numerous little rivers

Abiotic research: air-pollution control, soil conditions, hydrological monitoring, land utilization, plant physiology, soil ecologyBiotic research: Evaluation and documentation of the subjects of protection, development of near-natural forests, Nature forest reserves, forest and meadow research, forest birds, development of forestry, forest condition monitoring, wildlife monitoringSocio-economic research: utilization of the forests, basic data collection, regional analysis, recreation use, tourism, traditional use, regional economy, demographic research, sustainable development
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   n.a.
  Socio-economic   n.a.
  Integrated monitoring   n.a.

Last updated: 02/12/2008

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