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      Biosphere Reserve Information
     

China

SHENNONGJIA


Photo: Yin Daolu, Li Guohua
 
 
  Brief description   Monitoring of water quality
Climate monitoring in sub-alpine areas
Habitat and reproduction of golden monkey
Psychological approachment of the golden monkey
Orchidaceae
Ecological studies of bamboos after mass flowering
Monitoring of succession of broadleaf forest in permanent plots
Indicators of sustainability relevant to economic activities:
Firewood cutting license; culture of economic crops (tea, medicinal herb); and limitation on the number of tourists received
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Climate, habitat, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies.
  Biodiversity   Ecology, forest systems, mammals, methodologies, mountain and highland systems, natural medicinal products, phytosociology/succession, plants.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, economically important species, firewood cutting/harvesting, indicators of sustainability, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   n.a.


Last updated: 12/12/2007

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