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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Basic, applied and integrated research programmes (phase I)
Interdisciplinary studies and long-term ecological monitoring (phase I)
Hydrology and meteorology
Geological and speleological mapping
Geological, geomorphologic and pedological standards (phase III)
Vertebrate fauna assessment and monitoring
Characterization of the economic potential species of the Maranhão State cerrado arboreal flora (phase III)
Herpetofauna of a cerrado area (phase III)
Flora of cerrado, sandbanks and forests (phase III)
Research on the vegetation and fauna (phase III)
Phytosociological studies
Socio-economical monitoring including in the historical/katunga site (phase II)
Socio-economic research (phase III)
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Geology, geomorphology, hydrology, meteorology, soil, speleology.
  Biodiversity   Amphibians, ecology, fauna, flora, forest systems, methodologies, phytosociology/succession, reptiles, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Cultural aspects, economically important species, monitoring methodologies, social/socio-economic aspects.
  Integrated monitoring   Integrated studies/Interdisciplinaty, interdisciplinary studies.

Last updated: 08/03/2011

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