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      Biosphere Reserve Information

Czech Republic


  Brief description   Regular monitoring with permanent plots of water discharge, water level, water temperature of the Dyje River and in flood-plains
Monitoring of mesoclimate, air quality with a meteorological station.
Geological mapping of the landscape.
Vegetation studies of nonvascular and vascular flora.
Inventory and taxonomy of invertebrates, vertebrates: bats, fish species, birds…
Impacts assessment of water management on forest ecosystems : moisture regime, soils and climate changes…
Evaluation of the influence of man on environment: studies about population, agriculture, industry, transport, recreation/tourism. The study aimed at sustainable development of the area
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Air quality, climate, geology, geomorphology, groundwater, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies, pollution, pollutants, water quality/chemistry.
  Biodiversity   Birds, ecology, fauna, forest systems, invertebrates/insects/spiders, mammals, plants, taxonomy, temperate forest, vegetation studies/plant cover, wetlands, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, cultural aspects, demography, economic studies, forestry, industry, monitoring methodologies, people-nature relations/man/nature, recreation, social/socio-economic aspects, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Geographic Information System/GIS, impact and risk studies/environmental impact, land use/land cover, management issues, mapping, sustainable development/sustainable use.

Last updated: 28/02/2007

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