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Finland

NORTH KARELIAN

 
 
  Brief description   Atmospheric deposition of sulphur and nitrogen compounds
Lake and river water quality
Forest ecology
Forest vegetation and insects
Integrated monitoring programme
Indicators of sustainability relevant to economic activities:
human population, forest structure etc.
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Acidic deposition/Acid rain, hydrology, pollution, pollutants.
  Biodiversity   Ecology, ecosystem functioning/ecosystem structure, forest systems, freshwater/inland water, invertebrates/insects/spiders, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Indicators of sustainability, social/socio-economic aspects.
  Integrated monitoring   Integrated studies/Interdisciplinaty, monitoring/methodologies.


Last updated: 2/26/2007

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