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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   A new inventory of natural resources is currently being made. Monitoring studies of migratory bird populations that started 20 years ago are undertaken. There is information about the fisheries in the area, especially of shrimp.
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, climate, contaminants, erosion, geology, habitat, heavy metals, hydrology, nutrients, soil, topography.
  Biodiversity   Algae, alien/invasive/exotic/introduced species, amphibians, beach/soft bottom, biodiversity, biology, birds, coastal/marine, community studies/communities, conservation, degraded areas, dune systems, ecosystem assessment, ecosystem functioning/ecosystem structure, endemic species, fauna, fishes, flora, forest systems, freshwater/inland water, genetic resources, invertebrates/insects/spiders, island systems/islands, lagoon systems, mammals, microorganisms, migrating populations/migration, natural medicinal products, natural resources, perturbations/resilience/vulnerability, phenology, plankton, plants, productivity, rare/endangered/threatened species, reintroduction, reptiles, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, species inventorying/inventory, taxonomy, vegetation studies/plant cover, wetlands, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, agroforestry, aquaculture/mariculture, capacity building, cultural aspects, demography, economic studies, economically important species, fishery/fisheries, forestry, human migration/population exodus, industry, livestock and related impacts/overgrazing, local participation, mining, modelling, natural hazards, non-timber forest products/ntfp, people-nature relations/man/nature, quality economies, recreation, resource use, social/socio-economic aspects, tourism, traditional practices/ethnology/traditional knowledge.
  Integrated monitoring   Carrying capacity/Sustainability, conflict, ecosystem approach, education and public awareness, environmental change, geographic information system/gis, impact and risk studies/environmental impact, infrastructure, institutional and legal aspects, integrated studies/interdisciplinaty, interdisciplinary studies, land tenure, land use/land cover, landscape inventorying/monitoring, management issues, mapping, monitoring/methodologies, planning and zoning measures/zonation, policy issues, remote sensing, rural systems, sustainable development/sustainable use, transboundary/transfrontiers, urban systems/towns/cities.

Last updated: 08/03/2011

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