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Poland / Slovakia / Ukraine

EAST CARPATHIANS


Photo: Zbigniew Niewiadomski
 
 
  Brief description   Inventories of animals and plants (Poland, Slovakia,Ukraine)
Agricultural research (Poland, Slovakia)
Effects of pollutants (Poland, Slovakia)
Limnology (Slovakia)
Research of some groups of invertebrata, for example Tardigrada, Araneida (spiders), Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera (Slovakia)
Management and monitoring of meadows (Slovakia)
Ornitocenoses of forest associations (Slovakia)
Dynamics of primeval forests (Slovakia)
GIS database (Slovakia)
Indicators of sustainability relevant to economic activities: (Slovakia)
Occurrence of certain species such as Parmelia caperata (Lichenes), Reynoutria japonica (expansive plant), Astacus astacus (crayfish), Lutra lutra (otter)
Community structure of vegetation cover and human-caused changes (Ukraine)
Research on threatened and/or endangered lichen species supported by the Darwin Initiative (Ukraine)
Species composition of bryoflora (Ukraine)
Process of privatization of land property (Ukraine)
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Hydrology, pollution, pollutants.
  Biodiversity   Birds, community studies/communities, fauna, forest systems, invertebrates/insects/spiders, lichens, mammals, methodologies, plants, rare/endangered/threatened species, species inventorying/inventory, temperate grassland, vegetation studies/plant cover.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, indicators of sustainability.
  Integrated monitoring   Geographic Information System/GIS, impact and risk studies/environmental impact, land tenure, management issues, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.


Last updated: 2/26/2007

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