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      Biosphere Reserve Information



Photo: Charles Roberge
  Brief description   Atmospheric pollution
Geology and geomorphology
Soil utilization
Aquatic ecosystems (integrated)
Biological inventory (fish, mammals, invertebrates, plants)
Avian and mammalian population dynamics
Long-term ecological monitoring
Multidisciplinary ecosystem characterization
Reintroduction/rehabilitation of species
Breeding/cultivation programmes
Silvicultural/forest management
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
Indicators of sustainability relevant to economic activities: at agricultural and forestry level
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Acidic deposition/Acid rain, geology, geomorphology, pollution, pollutants, soil.
  Biodiversity   Birds, ecology, ecosystem assessment, fishes, invertebrates/insects/spiders, mammals, methodologies, plants, population genetics/population dynamics, reintroduction, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, species inventorying/inventory.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, forestry, indicators of sustainability, traditional practices/ethnology/traditional knowledge.
  Integrated monitoring   Integrated studies/Interdisciplinaty, interdisciplinary studies, management issues, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.

Last updated: 26/02/2007

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