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      Biosphere Reserve Information



Photo: Mount Carmel BR
  Brief description   Climate, hydrological and geomorphological descriptions and establishment of Carmel climate models
Fire ecology, forestry management
Study on chemical composition of soils
Recreational use of Mount Carmel and visitors characteristics
Studies on sociology, ethnology and religions (Univ. of Haifa)
Collaborative research with Berchtesgaden BR (Germany)
Prehistory and archaeological excavations
Wildlife reintroductions - follow up of salamander breeding center and endangered deer ethology, feeding station for vultures and other biological subjects
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Climate, geomorphology, hydrology, modelling, soil.
  Biodiversity   Amphibians, ethology, fires/fire ecology, rare/endangered/threatened species, reintroduction, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Archaeology/Paleontology, forestry, recreation, social/socio-economic aspects, traditional practices/ethnology/traditional knowledge.
  Integrated monitoring   Management issues.

Last updated: 29/01/2002

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