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Germany

VESSERTAL-THÜRINGEN FOREST

 
 
  Brief description   Hydrology (water quality)
Abiotic and biotic research and monitoring
Vegetation mapping
Animal populations
Cultivation of Abies alba as gene conservation measure
Vegetation-soil-land use interactions
Ecosystem modelling and restoration
Management research on conservation of biological diversity
Study of succession processes
Recreation and tourism
Socio-economic research
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies, soil.
  Biodiversity   Biodiversity, conservation, fauna, genetic resources, methodologies, modelling, phytosociology/succession, plants, population genetics/population dynamics, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Recreation, social/socio-economic aspects, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Land use/Land cover, management issues, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.


Last updated: 3/16/2004

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