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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Monitoring of birds
Monitoring of water quality
Regulation of ground water level
Ecosystem restoration (reforestation of a “montado” area (agro-forestry system dominated by cork-oak and holm-oak communities; fighting invasive species, particularly the water hyacint (Eichornia crassipes))
Effects of agricultural uses
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Groundwater, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies.
  Biodiversity   Afforestation/Reforestation, alien/invasive/exotic/introduced species, birds, methodologies, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, agroforestry.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact.

Last updated: 09/03/2005

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