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      Biosphere Reserve Information



Photo: Flusslandschaft Elbe BR
  Brief description   Ecomorphological aspects
Monitoring of water quality, ground water
Monitoring of water birds and migrating birds
Habitat protection and monitoring of beaver lodges
Monitoring of Red kite (Milvus milvus), and vegetation of specific sites (permanent monitoring areas)
Monitoring and conservation of orchids
Monitoring of grassland ecosystems and forests
Development of socio-economic structures
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
GIS methodology
Providing nesting boxes and habitat protection for the Black stork (Ciconia nigra), and the White stork (Ciconia ciconia)
Conservation of genetic resources (potatoes, fruits)
Rehabilitation of Water chestnut (Trapa natans)
Planting of wild fruit trees, oaks, Populus nigra
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Groundwater, habitat, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies.
  Biodiversity   Afforestation/Reforestation, birds, conservation, flora, forest systems, genetic resources, methodologies, migrating populations/migration, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, temperate grassland, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Social/Socio-economic aspects.
  Integrated monitoring   Geographic Information System/GIS, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.

Last updated: 28/02/2007

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