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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Currently in the REBIOSH intensive research is carried out about inventories of fauna and flora in the zone, as well as studies on management of natural resources of the region. Many research projects have been carried out including those of the productive type that involve the participation of Sierra de Huautla community. Another research line carried out in REBIOSH through the Sierra de Huautla Programme of CEAMISH, includes the implementation of genetic, phylogenetic and evolutionary studies of diverse groups of organisms present in the region.
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, climate, geology, geomorphology, habitat, hydrology, soil, topography.
  Biodiversity   Alien/Invasive/Exotic/Introduced species, amphibians, biodiversity, biogeography, biology, birds, community studies/communities, conservation, desertification, ecology, ecosystem assessment, ecosystem functioning/ecosystem structure, endemic species, evolutionary studies/palaeoecology/evolution, fauna, fires/fire ecology, fishes, flora, forest systems, genetic resources, invertebrates/insects/spiders, lichens, mammals, microorganisms, migrating populations/migration, monitoring/methodologies, mountain and highland systems, natural medicinal products, natural resources, phenology, plants, rare/endangered/threatened species, reptiles, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, species inventorying/inventory, taxonomy, temperate forest, tropical dry forest, vegetation studies/plant cover, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, agroforestry, bioprospecting, capacity building, cottage industry/artisanal industry, cultural aspects, demography, economic studies, economically important species, forestry, human migration/population exodus, indicators of sustainability, livestock and related impacts/overgrazing, local participation, mining, monitoring methodologies, pastoralism/pastoralists/grazing, quality economies, small business initiatives, social/socio-economic aspects, stakeholders' interests, traditional practices/ethnology/traditional knowledge.
  Integrated monitoring   Carrying capacity/Sustainability, ecosystem approach, education and public awareness, geographic information system/gis, impact and risk studies/environmental impact, institutional and legal aspects, integrated studies/interdisciplinaty, interdisciplinary studies, land tenure, land use/land cover, landscape inventorying/monitoring, management issues, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation, policy issues, rural systems, sustainable development/sustainable use.

Last updated: 08/03/2011

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