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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Water and soil characteristics of estuaries
Mechanism of siltation in the tidal river system
Soil related problems and fertility of coastal soils
Diversity of flora and fauna
Studies on algal flora
Medicinal values of mangrove species
Plankton composition and its population density
Socio-economic status and dependency ration of the rural population on the fishery resources of Sunderban
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Hydrology, siltation/sedimentation, soil.
  Biodiversity   Algae, biodiversity, coastal/marine, fauna, flora, mangrove, natural medicinal products, plankton, population genetics/population dynamics.
  Socio-economic   Fishery/Fisheries, social/socio-economic aspects.
  Integrated monitoring   Rural systems.

Last updated: 27/09/2001

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