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Poland

BABIA GORA

 
 
  Brief description   Regional monitoring of quality of water resources in main groundwater basins
Measurements of snow patches
Monitoring of semi-natural communities - impact of mowing on a composition of plant species
Monitoring of fir sampling on controlled areas - research of the impact that tapping and biting by the deer family have on the fir restocking
Monitoring of the impact of active protection on forest ecosystems - research on changes of a composition and a structure of tree stands using 600 permanent plots
Monitoring of forest tree pests - observation of insect populations
Monitoring of the deer family
Monitoring of wolves and lynx - counting as indicator species for the program of rebuilding forest migrational corridors
Monitoring of bumblebees (on meadows)
Touristic capacity
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, groundwater, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies.
  Biodiversity   Community studies/Communities, conservation, ecology, forest systems, indicators, invertebrates/insects/spiders, mammals, methodologies, pests/diseases, plants, population genetics/population dynamics, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, temperate grassland, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact, management issues.


Last updated: 3/9/2005

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