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Photo: Schaalsee BR
  Brief description   Monitoring of the Schaalsee
Ground water, water quality
Weather recording
Monitoring of the otter (Lutra lutra) population, waterbirds and
Bombina sp.
Crane, eagle and stork
Assessment of vegetation, flora and fauna
Mapping of biotopes
Nest boxes for endangered bird species (Ciconia ciconia, owls)
Habitat preservation measures (planting hedges, mowing of orchid meadows)
Analysis of visitor satisfaction levels
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Groundwater, habitat, hydrology, meteorology.
  Biodiversity   Amphibians, birds, conservation, fauna, flora, freshwater/inland water, mammals, methodologies, population genetics/population dynamics, rare/endangered/threatened species, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Recreation, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Management issues, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.

Last updated: 28/02/2007

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