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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Long term monitoring of the maroon-fronted parrot (Rhynchopsitta terrisi).
Monitoring of land-use change, periodic monitoring of heat points as well as climatic conditions for the prevention and control of forest fires
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, air temperature, climate, contaminants, drought, erosion, geology, geomorphology, habitat, hydrology, indicators, monitoring/methodologies, speleology, topography.
  Biodiversity   Amphibians, biodiversity, biology, biotechnology, birds, community studies/communities, conservation, degraded areas, desertification, ecosystem assessment, ecosystem functioning/ecosystem structure, endemic species, fauna, fires/fire ecology, flora, forest systems, fungi, mammals, migrating populations/migration, monitoring/methodologies, mountain and highland systems, natural resources, pests/diseases, phenology, plankton, rare/endangered/threatened species, reptiles, taxonomy, vegetation studies/plant cover, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, agroforestry, capacity building, cottage industry/artisanal industry, cultural aspects, economically important species, human migration/population exodus, monitoring methodologies, natural hazards, pastoralism/pastoralists/grazing, people-nature relations/man/nature, poverty, recreation, resource use, role of women/gender, sacred sites, social/socio-economic aspects, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Education and public awareness, environmental change, geographic information system/gis, impact and risk studies/environmental impact, infrastructure, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.

Last updated: 08/03/2011

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