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      Biosphere Reserve Information
     

India

NILGIRI


Photo: Lalitha Vijayan, SACON
 
 
  Brief description   Monitoring of climatological, hydrological and geomorphological
characteristics of the region
Flora and fauna
Studies on ecology and population dynamics of endangered
primates
Studies on epiphytic flora in the tropical forest ecosystems
Survey of stream fishes, their habitat, distribution and
behavioural ecology
Status, habitat, utilization and movement pattern of larger mammals
Mapping and monitoring of vegetation and land use
Research on tribal communities, their socio-cultural and
economic status
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Climate, geomorphology, habitat, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies.
  Biodiversity   Ecology, fauna, fishes, flora, mammals, population genetics/population dynamics, rare/endangered/threatened species, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Economic studies, social/socio-economic aspects.
  Integrated monitoring   Land use/Land cover, mapping, monitoring/methodologies.


Last updated: 2/5/2002

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